Category Archives: HEALTH

FROM CANCER PATIENT TO BOARD TOPNOTCHER

“Just because I am sick, it does not mean I am incapable.”

By Keano Reeves Fernandez Collado

CANCER PATIENT, TOPNOTCHER SA 2021 FORESTER LICENSURE EXAM

I would always remind myself with this line. When I was diagnosed with Stage 2 Thyroid Cancer, I accepted and acknowledged the fact that I am sick. But at the same time I wanted to think that I am more than my illness. I want to think that I can do more despite my condition.

May be an image of 4 people and people standing

When I got into college, I envisioned that I would finish college in just 4 years. But things didn’t go as I planned. In my 4th year in engineering, I stopped going to school due to financial reasons. That’s when I decided to work as a Call Center Agent in Makati. After 6 months, I went home because I started feeling the symptoms. After 2 years, I went back to college and enrolled to a different course – BS Forestry. READ MORE

MILK FEEDING PROGRAM to benefit 3.3 million students

DepEd-DA milk program addresses needs of grade schoolers

 August 13, 2021

MANILA – The Department of Education (DepEd) and the Department of Agriculture (DA) are aiming to provide the nutritional benefits of milk to some 3.3 million students in more than 34,000 public schools nationwide.On Friday, DepEd’s Bureau of Learner Support Services-School Health Division Dr…. Read More

ANTI-CANCER BACTERIA IN MT. MAYON SOIL DISCOVERED

UPLB’s Mt. Mayon discovery ‘a breakthrough’ for PH, Asean

 August 12, 2021

MANILA – The discovery of bacterial species with antibiotic and anti-cancer properties from the soils of Mt. Mayon Volcano is a breakthrough for both the Philippines and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean).”These bacterial isolates may be turned into potentially useful… Read More