Diabetic patients may most likely lose the sweetness in their smile

Filipinos with diabetes more prone to having periodontal disease because in the Philippines, there are more than 3.4 million Filipinos diagnosed with diabetes and this number is projected to grow to 6.16 million in 2030. While these people are also two to four times more likely to die of heart disease than people without diabetes, they are likewise candidates for a severe gum disease.

Diabetic patients endure the unsweetened taste of food. While they keep their blood sugar under control, they are at an increased risk of periodontal disease, which causes the teeth to wear off. Continue reading »

More blood needed in preparation for natural disasters

Every two seconds, a person in the United States will need blood to recover from serious injuries, major surgeries, or chronic illnesses. What happens when natural disasters arrive in the Philippines where blood donations are more in demand than ever? A person who gets into a car accident may require up to 100 pints of blood to stay alive. According to the American Red Cross, only one pint of blood can be donated by a person during transfusion, highlighting the potential imbalance between the need and availability of blood in times of public crises. Continue reading »

Combi hits all the right notes

 How can unrelated things be combined into something really big and fun for an amazing result? The many fans of Rebisco’s Combi crackers found out when they participated in the Combi World’s Biggest POPulation Song!
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Friso Fun Raiders

Shared experiences between parent and child — whether it is reading together, playing outside, or sharing meals — play an important part in the child’s development. They help him grow mentally, emotionally, and socially, and seal the bond between parent and child through memories that will stay with them for the rest of their lives. Last August 29, Friso held the second and last leg of their Experience Camp FunRaiders event at the atrium of the Shangri-La Plaza Mall in Mandaluyong City.

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Canadian Beddings, a part of Filipino homes for 56 years

imageCanadian Bedlinens, one of the leading providers of luxury bed linen, pillows and towels in the country, presents its latest collection of bed linen to meet the demands of the local market. The new collection includes new designs and colors for its Lifestyle Urban Premium, Urban Basic, and Pick and Go lines of bed linen. Continue reading »

Drug Testing and Why Your Company Needs It


Drug testing is one of those things that many small business owners don’t really think about doing the rapidtest though they know that other companies do. For most business owners, it’s the fear of alienating employees that makes them stay away from drug testing. While that’s a fair concern, drug testing isn’t something you do to your employees – it’s something you do for your company and to protect your employees. Continue reading »