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What's 'HANGINfection' and how can you protect yourself?

May 15, 2018 - 5:00 PM

Germs lurk on dirty surfaces, but they’re also in the air you breathe

To baldly grow: Japan scientists regrow hair at record rate

Feb 08, 2018 - 1:10 PM

The silicone used in the study, dimethylpolysiloxane, is reportedly used by McDonald's in its oil fryers, but consuming the substance alone (as with french fries) offers no fringe benefits

A healthy habit for a happy Christmas

Oct 13, 2017 - 10:00 AM

There’s a simple way to prevent germs from spreading to your loved ones this holiday season

Remembering the stars who died in 2016

Dec 27, 2016 - 4:41 PM

2016 is the year fans said goodbye to beloved figures like Kuya Germs Wenn Deramas Lilia Cuntapay and more

Nora Aunor on dear friend Kuya Germs, continuing his work

Jan 14, 2016 - 8:57 PM

Lahat lahat ng kagandahan ng puso ng tao ay masasabi ko nasa kanya nasa buong pagkatao niya at hindi na mawawala sa kanya iyon Nora says of the late TV host

WATCH: German 'Kuya Germs' Moreno laid to rest

Jan 14, 2016 - 1:39 PM

Nora Aunor Imelda Marcos Billy Crawford and other stars and industry members join Kuya Germs family at his funeral

GOODBYE KUYA GERMS. Family, friends, fans, and industry members bid the Philippine entertainment icon farewell. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Family members recall fondest memories of Kuya Germs

Jan 14, 2016 - 10:07 AM

The master showman is with his master now son Federico says during Kuya Germs necrological service

Federico Moreno recalls how a hardworking man his father Kuya Germs was. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

Federico Moreno on father Kuya Germs: 'He's a selfless man'

Jan 12, 2016 - 1:29 PM

He’s such as caring person He cares for everybody Federico says of his late dad

Bong Revilla, Jinggoy not allowed to attend German Moreno’s wake

Jan 12, 2016 - 12:25 PM

UPDATED In junking his request the Sandiganbayan s 5th Division says detained senator Jinggoy Estrada being a detention prisoner cannot be accorded the full enjoyment of his civil or political rights

MASTER SHOWMAN. A guest pays her respects to the late 'Master Showman' German Moreno, who died on January 8, 2016. Photo by Vernise Tantuco/Rappler

Grace Poe says Kuya Germs reminds her of her father

Jan 10, 2016 - 6:02 PM

If you see Papa please hug him for me the senator says in her message for the late German Moreno

Imelda Marcos on Kuya Germs: 'His legacy will be with us forever'

Jan 10, 2016 - 4:56 PM

The former First Lady pays tribute to the man considered as a pillar in Philippine showbiz

Dawn Zulueta, Coco Martin, stars remember Kuya Germs

Jan 10, 2016 - 1:19 AM

Billy Crawford Mother Lily and more stars pay their respects at Kuya Germs wake

PAYING RESPECTS. Dawn Zulueta, Coco Martin, and Lily Monteverde visit German 'Kuya Germs' Moreno's wake on January 9. Photos by Vernise L. Tantuco/Rappler, Rappler screengrab

Billy Crawford opens up about previous 'tampuhan' with Kuya Germs

Jan 09, 2016 - 9:04 PM

Billy also shares his fondest memories about the man he calls Pa

BILLY CRAWFORD. The actor remembers the late German 'Kuya Germs' Moreno while paying respects at his wake. Photo by Vernise L. Tantuco/Rappler

John Nite on what he'll miss most about Kuya Germs

Jan 09, 2016 - 8:22 PM

The nephew of German Moreno says his passing will end another chapter in show business

JOHN NITE. Kuya Germs' nephew and 'Walang Tulugan With the Master Showman' co-host opens up about what he'll miss the most about the late comedian. Photo by Vernise L. Tantuco/Rappler

Kuya Germs' death draws 160k condolence tweets

Jan 08, 2016 - 7:53 PM

Social media users take to Twitter following the death of German Kuya Germs Moreno

KUYA GERMS. The iconic TV host dies on January 8. His death draws in 160,000 tweets in 24 hours. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

A great loss, Kuya Germs was a second father to me – Isko Moreno

Jan 08, 2016 - 7:01 PM

The senatorial aspirant who was discovered in the slums of Manila says that German Kuya Germs Moreno continued supporting him when he entered politics

ISKO MORENO. The Manila Vice Mayor speaks up about the death of German 'Kuya Germs' Moreno, who he sees as a second father. Rappler screengrab

German 'Kuya Germs' Moreno dies

Jan 08, 2016 - 7:24 AM

UPDATED The 82 year old Master Showman dies of cardiac arrest

KUYA GERMS. The TV host and comedian dies on January 8. File photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Should I throw away food once a fly has landed on it?

Jan 06, 2016 - 12:23 PM

When it comes to passing on germs it’s not necessarily the fly itself but where it comes from that matters

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

Gold medalist Gabriel Moreno wants a simple life after Olympic success

Aug 27, 2014 - 2:58 AM

After winning an archery gold medal at the Youth Olympics Gabriel Moreno dreams of making the 2016 Summer Olympics and pursuing culinary arts

GOLDEN ARROW. Gabriel Moreno takes a bite of the gold medal he won at the Youth Olympic Games. Photo by David Lozada/Rappler

WATCH: Pinoy archer wins gold at Youth Olympics

Aug 25, 2014 - 5:29 PM

Watch video of Pinoy Gabriel Moreno and partner Li Jiaman winning gold at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing China

EAGLE EYE.. Gabriel Moreno focuses on the target. Screen shot from YouTube

5 trickiest body parts to clean

Jul 12, 2014 - 10:00 AM

Think you ve got your whole hygiene routine down? Think again because we are pretty sure you ve missed a spot or two

BETWEEN YOUR TEETH. If ignored, build-up between your teeth will pile up and turn into tartar.

On target: Kuya Germs' grandson is top Palaro archer

Apr 28, 2013 - 6:30 PM

Kuya Germs grandson Luis harvested 5 gold 1 silver and 1 bronze medals in his first Palaro stint

Treasure trove: 'Unscripted'

Mar 17, 2013 - 12:28 AM

Sarah Meier Albano and Vicky Herrera s collection of interviews from icons of Philippine pop culture continue to delight us

UNSCRIPTED. This book is a compilation of conversations with the Dolls and icons of Philippine art and culture. All photos by Pia Ranada