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Weekend Coffee Share: Why can’t a mother have a 30 hour-day?

So I learned this #weekendcoffeeshare hashtag in WordPress and I thought why not make a post every weekend just to have something to write on. It is actually a good idea as this certain tag will collect my personal posts within my blog. The previous weeks have been very productive and busy for my family.… Continue reading Weekend Coffee Share: Why can’t a mother have a 30 hour-day?

Lifestyle

Cost of Living in Canada: How Much is a House for Rent

Locals who started a family, bachelors who wanted a good personal space, newcomers (individuals or families from other countries fresh from their first landing in Canada) -- these are just some of the people who are looking for 'house for rent' in Canada. There could also be some who are yet outside Canada but already… Continue reading Cost of Living in Canada: How Much is a House for Rent

Healthcare

The Wonders of Ontario Health Insurance Plan and OHIP+ Children and Youth Pharmacare

After reading The Medical Bill, I thought about when was the last time I paid for a medical bill? And then a flashback of my daughter's experience came to me. Kara, my sweet daughter, was 3 month-old when she was diagnosed to have Eczematous Dermatitis and possible Ichthyosis during the first consultation with her Pediatrician… Continue reading The Wonders of Ontario Health Insurance Plan and OHIP+ Children and Youth Pharmacare

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Common Elementary School Accidents and How to Prevent Them

When kids are at school, they are more often than not actively moving, playing, interacting with people, and exploring. Exploration need not to be restrained just because of the minimal risk of having an injury - if there is a relatively high risk of getting hurt, teachers or any school staff will definitely not allow… Continue reading Common Elementary School Accidents and How to Prevent Them

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11 Signs of Head Injury Needed To Watch Out For – What Doctors Will Tell You To Do So

Head injury (other names: head trauma, traumatic brain injury) is any trauma to the brain from an external mechanical force. It can lead to either permanent or temporary impairment of cognitive, physical or psychosocial functions of the brain. What are the examples of head injury, you ask? A blow to the head, face or neck… Continue reading 11 Signs of Head Injury Needed To Watch Out For – What Doctors Will Tell You To Do So

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5 Tips to Relieve Sudden Jaw Pain Caused by TMJ Dysfunction

It is not uncommon to hear clicking sounds when you move your jaw, according to my dentist. The problem lies if this clicking sound is associated with other symptoms, such as facial pain, headache, difficulty in chewing and locking of joint wherein you can experience resistance in opening or closing the mouth. When you notice… Continue reading 5 Tips to Relieve Sudden Jaw Pain Caused by TMJ Dysfunction

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5 Steps to Do When Dengue Fever is On National Alert

When you heard or read the word "National Alert", it means the authorities in a country are raising awareness of an incident nationwide. As of the writing, Philippines has declared National Dengue Alert after a spike of more than 400 cases of dengue leading to death. Key Facts about Dengue: Dengue is a viral illness… Continue reading 5 Steps to Do When Dengue Fever is On National Alert

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Reduced Medical Residency Work Hours Doesn’t Lead to Less Competent Doctors: A New Study Says

Getting into Medicine requires full commitment to lifelong learning. After completion in medical school and post-graduate training, graduates undergo residency in hospitals to do specialized training. From internship to residency, these individuals have worked long hours that make them somehow immune against sleepless nights as they go along this path. Video game developers may need… Continue reading Reduced Medical Residency Work Hours Doesn’t Lead to Less Competent Doctors: A New Study Says

Health and Wellness

A Single Tip That Can Make Your Body Fat Go Away Forever

Have you tried almost all of the weight loss tips and advices from everyone? Did they produce results? If yes, was it sustainable? In my case, I was not a believer of most weight loss advertisement. I am more interested in those people talking to me about a weight loss thing which showed themselves as… Continue reading A Single Tip That Can Make Your Body Fat Go Away Forever

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How to Prevent Food Poisoning Outbreak Similar to Imelda Marcos’ Birthday Bash?

Filipinos enjoy social gatherings, and that includes eating savory dishes. But with the recent incident of food poisoning during the 90th birthday celebration of Imelda Marcos, how do we prevent this awful experience to our guests? First, we define what is Food Poisoning. It is an illness caused by the consumption of food or water… Continue reading How to Prevent Food Poisoning Outbreak Similar to Imelda Marcos’ Birthday Bash?