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The Strokes, Tame Impala to headline Fuji Rock Festival 2020

Mar 17, 2020 - 2:40 PM

The festival announces its lineup even as live music events are being postponed or cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic

FUJI ROCK FESTIVAL. The Strokes and Tame Impala are set to headline the yearly music festival, which is scheduled for August. Screenshot from

Marriage is (literally) good for the heart – study

Jun 19, 2018 - 12:53 PM

The study says compared to people living in spousal union, the divorced, widowed or never married were 42% more likely to develop cardiovascular disease and 16% more likely to have coronary heart disease

An egg a day may keep the doctor away, study claims

May 22, 2018 - 9:16 AM

Studying half-a-million healthy adults aged 30-79 over almost 9 years, researchers conclude that 'compared with non-consumers, daily egg consumption was associated with lower risk of CVD'

Are lonely hearts prone to cardiovascular disease?

Mar 27, 2018 - 9:56 AM

'Social isolation, but not loneliness ... remained as an independent risk factor for mortality,' researchers conclude

Pepe Smith suffers 3rd stroke

Nov 15, 2017 - 10:42 AM

(UPDATED) Pepe Smith is now recovering, according to his manager

Pesan Mang Ihin kepada Jokowi: Selamatkan NKRI dan Pancasila

Jun 24, 2017 - 6:46 PM

Mang Ihin juga menyampaikan pesan yang sama kepada Menteri Susi Pudjiastuti

JENGUK. Presiden Joko "Jokowi" Widodo terlihat menyalami dan menjenguk mantan Gubernur Jawa Barat Solihin Gautama Purwanegara pada Sabtu, 24 Juni. Foto diambil dari akun @setkabgoid

Lack of sleep boosts chance of death by heart failure

May 25, 2017 - 1:05 PM

If you have several heart disease risk factors taking care of your sleep is important if you want to lower your risk of death from heart disease or stroke

Several delegates faint due to heat at Palarong Pambansa 2017 opening

Apr 23, 2017 - 8:49 PM

The summer heat takes its toll on some Palaro delegates as the national youth games open

Study shows the way stress may harm your heart

Jan 12, 2017 - 9:14 AM

People with a highly active amygdala – a region of the brain involved in stress processing – also have a higher risk of heart disease and stroke researchers reveal

Emergency drug for stroke available for free in 26 gov't hospitals

Aug 17, 2016 - 8:15 AM

Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial instructs government hospitals to explore partnerships with private hospitals so needy patients can still avail themselves of alteplase for free

Midlife fitness cuts chances of a stroke later in life

Jun 10, 2016 - 10:45 AM

Our research suggests that low fitness in midlife is an additional risk to target and help prevent stroke later in life says Ambarish Pandey the study s first author

See the Sea: WWF initiates Reef Strokes to save PH seas

May 30, 2016 - 1:32 PM

6 legendary Filipino open water swimmers compete at Reef Strokes in Nasugbu

SAVE PH SEAS. World Wide Fund for Nature organizes Reef Strokes, featuring 6 legendary Filipino open-water swimmers, to protect the Verde Island Passage and preserve Philippine coral reefs. Photo by Alexx Esponga/Rappler

80% of world's city dwellers breathing bad air – WHO

May 12, 2016 - 11:10 PM

The WHO also discovers that air quality is generally improving in Europe and North America but worsening in the Middle East and Southeast Asia

epa05256270 Vehicles travel through a main thoroughfare during a smoggy day in Beijing city, China, 13 April 2016. The Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection received about 15,000 public complaints about pollution in 2015. The air pollution tip-offs became the top 78.3 percent of all complaints received through the ministry's hotline and 68 percent through the WeChat, according to the media reports. EPA/WU HONG

Singapore finance minister collapses from stroke during meeting

May 12, 2016 - 8:15 PM

UPDATED 54 year old Heng Swee Keat considered a possible successor to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is rushed to the hospital

Heng Swee Keat (L), governor of the Monetary Authority of Singapore and Muhammad Slaiman Al-Jasser (R), governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency and chairman of the council, attend the opening session of the 6th Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) Summit in Singapore on May 7, 2009. The two-day summit hosted by the Monetary Authority of Singapore aims to discuss the future of Islamic financial services against the backdrop of current challenges and issues facing the global financial market. AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMAN / AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMAN

Yoko Ono hospitalized due to dehydration

Feb 27, 2016 - 12:57 PM

3rd UPDATE Her son Sean Ono Lennon confirms that she was rushed to the hospital for dehydration and not a possible stroke or serious flu as reported earlier

File photo by Peter Foley/EPA

Kanye West, Strokes to play New York's Governors Ball

Jan 09, 2016 - 5:31 PM

Beck Robyn The Killers and Death Cab for Cutie are also part of the event s line up

How’s your heart this Christmas?

Dec 16, 2015 - 3:01 PM

Doctors’ group warns: More people suffer heart attack stroke at Christmastime – and they are more likely to die at this time than at any other time of the year

Amalia Fuentes recovering after suffering stroke in South Korea

Nov 09, 2015 - 6:42 PM

Amalia s grandchildren confirm in a statement that she suffered a stroke last October

12 jemaah haji Indonesia meninggal karena heat stroke

Sep 24, 2015 - 10:50 AM

Sebanyak empat jamaah meninggal di BPHI sedangkan delapan jamaah meninggal di tenda Maktab

HAJI. Jemaah haji berada di Gunung Arafat, Arab Saudi, 23 September 2015. Foto oleh Amel Pain/EPA

Kris Aquino recalls health scare

Aug 25, 2015 - 9:17 PM

Kris says her blood pressure could have caused a stroke

Jaya’s mom Elizabeth Ramsey suffers stroke

Aug 07, 2015 - 7:19 PM

Jaya thanks everyone who prayed for her mom

Undocumented Filipino labor activist dies in Dubai

Jul 29, 2015 - 7:01 PM

The activist reportedly dies of heat stroke at a Philippine government office in Dubai

Photo from The Filipino Times

FAST FACTS: Heat stroke

May 27, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Here are signs of heat stroke you need to watch out for, and things you should do to keep safe

2 die from heat stroke as Cagayan Valley records highest temp

May 24, 2015 - 2:58 PM

Both deaths have been recorded in Isabela province but the weather bureau says the entire Cagayan Valley region should expect higher temperatures

Mark Bautista’s father recovering from stroke

May 23, 2015 - 9:13 PM

Mark says his dad is undergoing speech therapy

Solar eclipse, tech shifts in business, underboob selfies | SciTech4u

Mar 24, 2015 - 5:56 PM

A rare celestial event: March 20’s solar eclipse What are the 7 tech shifts happening right now? The underboob selfie riles up Thailand s officials

German Moreno suffers mild stroke

Jan 03, 2015 - 11:06 AM

Kuya Germs son Federico says his father is doing ok but cannot receive visitors

Eat Bulaga host Paolo Ballesteros suffers mild stroke

Sep 16, 2014 - 11:32 AM

The TV host actor says the stroke was due to hypertension

More than words

Jun 22, 2014 - 7:00 AM

Building relationships should be based on genuine human connection not just some casual dialogue

Graphic by Mara Mercado

Survival guide for brain attacks

May 24, 2014 - 10:00 AM

Strokes or brain attacks are challenging enough to treat – even more so when there is no available acute stroke unit Here are tips from a doctor about recognizing the signs of stroke

Two-stroke scooters are 'super-polluters' –study

May 13, 2014 - 11:41 PM

Carbon gas emissions from an idling two stroke scooter are found to be 124 times higher than a vehicle from another class

SUPER POLLUTERS. Two-stroke scooters, popular in many developing countries, may be emitting huge amounts of possibly carcinogenic chemicals. Photo from Wikimedia Commons

Smoking ban reduces pre-term births, childhood asthma

Mar 29, 2014 - 11:00 AM

The new investigation covers more than 2 5 million births and 250 000 hospital admissions of children who suffered an asthma attack

NO TO SMOKING. A study shows rates of pre-term births and hospital treatment for childhood asthma both fell after smoking bans were put in place

UAE president stable after stroke: ministry

Jan 25, 2014 - 10:56 PM

He became president of the United Arab Emirates and ruler of the oil rich emirate of Abu Dhabi in November 2004 succeeding his father

Stroke affecting ever younger people – research

Oct 24, 2013 - 7:17 PM

Younger people are now also getting strokes due to unhealthy lifestyles

YOUNGER VICTIMS. Death, disability, and illness from strokes could double by 2030

Cebu archdiocese asks prayers for Cardinal Vidal

Sep 19, 2013 - 7:43 PM

Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma says the cardinal s condition should not be a cause for panic and worry but acknowledges that when we age our health changes

UNDER OBSERVATION. Cebu's Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal is at the Perpetual Succor Hospital. Photo from his Facebook page

Cardinal Vidal suffers stroke, under observation

Sep 18, 2013 - 8:13 PM

The archbishop emeritus of Cebu is already in stable condition but has been advised by doctors at the Perpetual Succor Hospital to stay for a couple of days more

UNDER OBSERVATION. Cebu's Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal is at the Perpetual Succor Hospital. Photo from his Facebook page

VIDEO: Stroke survivor limps his way to voting booth

May 13, 2013 - 5:54 PM

For years 57 year old seaman Alair Braulio filled out his ballot at every port he could find filing a day s leave to exercise his rights

Donsol mayoral bet dies

Apr 12, 2013 - 12:30 PM

The reelectionist mayor dies due to heat stroke

Iraqi president hospitalized after stroke

Dec 18, 2012 - 10:34 PM

Iraqi President Jalal Talabani is in hospital after reportedly suffering a stroke

Stroke rises among the young

Dec 07, 2012 - 12:57 PM

Unhealthy food choices combined with a stressful yet sedentary lifestyle are proving to be truly life shortening — be warned

IT STILL HOLDS TRUE: Smoking can cause strokes, specially among young people. Screen grab from YouTube (VidsOfChristy)

Sex after a stroke? Why not?

Oct 24, 2012 - 1:49 PM

People who have had a stroke can still enjoy a healthy sex life says the Philippine Neurological Association

Ailing PH envoy to China 'may be replaced'

Aug 25, 2012 - 3:46 PM

But the Palace says it should also consider the thoughts and opinions of Philippine ambassador to China Sonia Brady

From the heart: The calligraphy of Venerable Master Hsing Yun

Aug 21, 2012 - 10:05 AM

The 100 piece exhibit is on display at the Fo Guang Shan Temple in Manila

SOME OF THE 100-PIECE calligraphy artworks by Venerable Master Hsing Yun. All photos by Ime Morales