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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 ...
 
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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, ...
 
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You need to read this.
We've all been in this state before, Candy Girls, and we probably do it every night. Overthinking at night (especially before going to sleep, huhu) is something we all do—sometimes by choice but most of the time, it just happens.We toss and turn in bed, thinking ...
 
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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 ...
 
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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 ...
 
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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 ...
 
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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 ...
 
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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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"I would go to school with bandages on my knees and ankles. As the semester progressed I gave up going to class because I could barely walk."
Earlier this week, we wrote about Tiffany Uy's story and how she managed to finish college despite the hardships she went through. By hardships, we mean going to school despite having systemic lupus erythematosus, an autoimmune disease in which her immune system attacks ...
 
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Despite her busy schedule, the Barden Bella finds time to put in the work.
These days, Hollywood is all over Hailee Steinfeld and it's about damn time! Since her role in 2011's True Grit put her on the map, the part-Filipino actress has been working nonstop. Hailee joined the Pitch Perfect cast in 2015 and is ...
 
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Shut up and take our money!
Calling all kawaii girls! Our favorite feline is holding a fun run on October 21 (Saturday) at the SM MOA Complex at 6-11 am and you're all invited!First launched in Singapore in 2014, the Hello Kitty run has toured many major cities ...
 
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"Even freaking breathing made it worse."
Most girls get their periods when they hit puberty around 11 to 13 years old, but Chelsea June Castillo got hers when she was 19. Chelsea was quite young when she was diagnosed with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), which has effects like irregular ...
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