Ben Franklin said, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” when he spoke about fire awareness and prevention. His wise words are apt and applicable in our medical practice today. May we invite you to our first virtual (18th overall) annual postgraduate course: Preventive Medicine *SAVES* Scientific, Adaptive, Virtual ExchangeS July 15-16, 2021 4:00pm – 7:30pm Makati Medical Center Department of Medicine Learn up-to-date concepts and guidelines from carefully curated topics by our extraordinary panel of speakers focusing on Preventive Medicine! Raffle prizes await the attendees. Earn 5 CPD Units! Click to register 👉 tinyurl.com/MMCSaves
MMC Postgrad 2021: Preventive Medicine SAVES
How Mindfulness Protects You as You Get Older (Infographic)
This infographic looks at numerous scientifically-proven health benefits of mindful meditation and offers some tips on how to incorporate this practice into your everyday routine.
About 3% of adolescents are diagnosed with scoliosis. While most cases are mild, early detection can prevent its progression. Here is AVEGA medical bulletin’s infographic about this disorder.
Don't Bring COVID-19 With You: A Checklist
Here are some recommended measures from AVEGA medical bulletin everyone can take in order to not bring the virus home with them. Keep safe everyone! Stay home!
Makati Medical Center's COVID-19 Guidelines and Consultation Advisory
Stay safe everyone! COVID-19 Symptoms Fever Cough Difficulty Of Breathing Sore Throat Headache Runny Nose Diarrhea Nausea or Vomiting Weakness or Fatigue…
The Negative Health Impact of Stress
Did you know that between 75 and 90 percent of all doctor’s office visits are for stress-related ailments and complaints? For this reason, it is important to understand the many different ways in which stress impacts our health and wellbeing. This infographic guide shows how stress affects the body and also offers some practical pointers on stress management.
Hepatitis Myths & Facts
Myth: Eating yellow-colored food can increase the chances of jaundice. Fact: This is not true. Food like turmeric is loaded with anti-inflammatory properties and also help in detoxifying the liver. Antioxidants in lemon juice help in flushing the free radicals from the liver and help it to recover following the infection. Myth: Eating bland food and boiled vegetables are the right kind of food for viral hepatitis. Fact: Nutrition is very important for the improvement of liver function. Limiting oneself to only bland and boiled food can easily lead to protein-calorie malnutrition during the prolonged illness. Myth: Hepatitis B can » » » [Read more]
All About Kidney Problems
June is National Kidney Month. Sharing with you AVEGA’s June 2019 Medical Bulletin. Stay well, readers!
Common Filipino Myths on Motherhood
If you grew up here in the Philippines, you might have heard of these myths our elders have probably practiced through the years.
Everything You Have to Know About Health Maintenance Organizations
Employees are typically busy with both their work and priorities at home that they tend to forget about their health. They know that health is wealth, but stress hinders them to prioritize in so that they can earn money. Many are also guilty of now owning health insurances that would enable them to save money whenever they suddenly need to pay medical expenses. Health insurances are reliable safety nets that let an individual save money by having the insurance plan cover portions of the medical bill. Lack of time and money might seem to be insufficient excuses to not getting » » » [Read more]