What’s life like under Alert Level 1?

Joy Rojas CMI’s internal medicine specialist gives the rundown on what to expect in the latest new normal setup The decline in COVID-positive cases due to the Philippines’ mass vaccination program and the practice of minimum health and safety standards prompted government to place the National Capital Region and 38 other areas under Alert Level […]

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Understanding Lupus

by Geraldine Zamora, M.D.

Selena Gomez, pop star and then a 25 year-old singer/performer, shocked her 130 million Instragram followers in 2016 by posting her photo after having a kidney transplant. She has systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) or “lupus.” SLE or lupus is a chronic (long-term) illness. It is a condition wherein the body’s immune system, which is supposed […]

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Flu or Just Common Cold?

by Dr. Adelaine Lopez

What is a flu and what is a common cold? Flu (influenza) and the common cold are both contagious respiratory illnesses causes by different viruses. These two illnesses have similar symptoms, although in general, flu can be more severe. Flu symptoms: Fever Chills Cough Sore throat Runny or stuffy nose Muscle aches Headaches Fatigue Certain […]

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