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Safeguard Detox Foaming Body Wash: This Season’s Must-Have

Spending so much time at home during this humid dry season really does make you want to take showers even more. But doing it so often makes it feel like such a chore. Good thing Safeguard just released the NEW Natural Detox Foaming Body Wash — the first in the Philippines. And it comes in three luxurious fragrances namely Pomegranate, Bamboo Charcoal, and the classic Pure White. Foaming body wash can make for a luxurious bathing experience and transform an everyday shower to feel indulgent, while also deep cleaning your skin.

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As COVID Cases Surge, DDB removes LHQW from the Dangerous Drugs List

Professor Guido David of the OCTA Research Groups expressed concern over the spike in new cases after restrictions on travel, business establishments, and mass gatherings have been eased. The infection rate reached 5,000 cases on March 13, 2021, the highest daily tally in the last seven months, and The Philippine College of Emergency Medicine reported an observation of family clustering of COVID cases. 

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Preschool Years: Achieving All-around Development

Kids ages 3 to 6 are taking off from toddlerhood to a new stage of exploration and learning, which is pre-school. This is commonly a critical phase in their lives when they start going to school, making new friends, and discovering the most fundamental lessons in life. However, because of the pandemic, children have been compelled to find a safe learning environment in their homes, with their parents actively participating to make sure of their child’s physical and academic growth.

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How Joint Pain and Osteoarthritis Affect Filipinos Physically and Emotionally

In the Philippines, around 4.2 million people suffer from osteoarthritis,2 a condition characterized by joint pain which can limit daily activities like walking. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic disease that primarily affects the cartilage, structures that protect the ends of bones within the joints. 

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Upcoming 27th PR Congress Puts Spotlight on Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental health is the third most common disability in the country, with about 6 million Filipinos living with depression and/or anxiety, according to WHO. Lack of data fails to present an accurate and complete picture of the status of mental health in the Philippines today, but previous studies by WHO, the Philippine Statistics Office and other bodies indicate mental health is a serious – and growing – concern.

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NutriAsia, Papa and DepEd: Teach Students about Proper Nutrition

Proper diet and nutrition are crucial in young children’s formative years. These foster proper development for children, leading to good health, intelligence, and behavior, thus giving them better chances in succeeding later in life.

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Ipadama ang Alaga in the New Normal

While acts of love and care are universal, Filipinos are definitely more of the expressive kind. We’ve grown accustomed to physical touch – from our yakapakbays, and besos – to show how much we share our love for the people we hold dear.  

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Safeguard: Building Handwashing Hubs in Public Spaces

After Safeguard Philippines’ successful launch and run of the #SafeWash Movement, the brand continues with its commitment to strengthening the handwashing practice of Filipinos. The brand ensures that the knowledge on proper handwashing is met with work on ensuring there is hand hygiene access for Filipinos. With millions of Filipinos all over the country that still don’t have proper access to handwashing facilities, Safeguard partnered with Manila Water Foundation (MWF) to construct handwashing facilities all over Metro Manila; to add to the list of handwashing facilities they have built throughout the years.

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MSG Helps Reduce Sodium In Your Favorite Ulam

Throughout history, the world has used salt to preserve meat and make dishes tastier. It remains a valuable mineral and can be found in all cuisines. For instance, in the Philippines, the majority of delicacies are made richer with sodium-rich condiments or sawsawan (dips) like patis (fish sauce) and bagoong  (fish paste).

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All the Important Information to Know about CBD Flower

The hemp plant is one that may be described as a utility plant as it does not only contain several good substances for the body but can also be used in a variety of ways. CBD oil can be derived from its different parts such as its seeds, stalk, and stem. Its leaves and flowers, which are rich in cannabinoids, can also be made into rolls and hemp cigarettes. All of these make the hemp plant a number one plant of choice when it comes to health treatments. You can learn about this amazing plant here.