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Let's take care of ourselves!
It’s probably not a good idea to sit in front of our computers all day, facing our screens and our cameras and battling with the mute button. But we’re one year into quarantine, and being stuck at home still means: no gym, ...
It sounds scary, but don't worry—you can go to a safe space that offers free and confidential HIV testing.
First things first: There is absolutely no shame in getting tested for HIV—it's one of the smartest, most responsible things you can do for yourself once you become sexually active. It's important whether you have sex regularly or you’ve only done it ...
Healthy junk food alternatives!
We all know that college can sometimes take up all our time and would force us to eat canned goods or cup noodles; it's not really healthy but it fills the hungry stomach and is quite quick and easy to make. But ...
Good news!
Early this year, we shared a post regarding UST offering free psychological services even to non-Thomasians. This month, we're happy to have found this post from Facebook user Charlene Mae Arkaina, saying that the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) offers free psychiatric consultation, too!Not only that, ...
It's not as easy as you think it is, guys.
We really have no idea why some people think menstruation is a joke. SRSLY, you guys, it's not. Although it is a part of our regular bodily functions, we still find it difficult to deal with it every single time it comes. ...
Blaming yourself, expecting the worst, and more!
Being in a stressful situation or having an anxiety attack is already hard in itself, so make a conscious effort to keep yourself from thinking these things:The problem with this kind of thinking is you're programmed to think that you're either successful ...
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Bye, keyboard!
Doing all sorts of school work using the computer is super convenient and faster compared to writing them manually on paper (and using cursive handwriting to boot!). We can all agree on that, right?But before you ditch #TeamPenAndPaper for #TeamKeyboard, hear this ...
The Philippines has the highest HIV infection rate in the Asia-Pacific region.
Dr. Rossana Ditangco, head of the AIDS Research Group of the health department's Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM), recently stated that the Philippines' human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic is already a "national emergency."A Human Rights Watch feature by Carlos H. Conde explained ...
Ain't no shame in your fangirling game!
Fandoms, specifically fangirls, are some of the most influential people on the planet. Nobody can deny that. In fact, Harry Styles once said, "Teenage-girl fans—they don't lie. If they like you, they're there. They don't act 'too cool.' They like you, and ...
Great results with the least effort.
To set the record straight, metabolism and digestion are two different things. Metabolism has to do with processing the food we eat and turning it to energy, while digestion refers to breaking down food for its nutrients.But why does everyone seem to ...
'Art and Autism' is currently on view until July 29.
In "Art and Autism," currently on view at the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, the creativity and talent of artists with autism are brought to the fore. Curated by architect Gerry Torres of Center for Campus Art, the exhibit also showcases ...
Give your lady parts some love!
The vagina might be self-cleaning, but that doesn't mean you can't lend it a helping hand every now and then. To keep your V healthy inside and out, here are some tried-and-tested tips: According to Dr. Lindsay Appel, our vagina has naturally occurring bacteria which ...
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