Kentex wants vindication, insists it was an ‘accident’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The lawyer of Kentex Manufacturing Inc. said the company “suffered a total business loss.” Despite this, he said the owners’ families and friends have pooled their resources together for the initial compensation of survivors and kin of the victims in the...

Lorna Tolentino opts to take it light and easy

Lorna Tolentino may be a multi-awarded actress but she isn’t looking to doing a “heavy” role soon after GMA-7 soap “My Destiny” ended last Oct. 17. ‘Nakakadalawa na naman ako na ok eh, yung sa ‘Pahiram’ at ‘Genesis’ so okay na muna ang mga light roles,” she said in an interview....

Vilma back to work after getting hospitalized

Batangas Governor Vilma Santos has returned to work after she was hospitalized due to stress and stomach ulcer. Santos’ hospitalization was confirmed by her son, TV host Luis Manzano, on “ASAP” last Sunday, after weeks of speculation about the screen veteran’s health. According...

Group nature walks may boost mental well-being in stressful times

(Relaxnews) – Shedding light on the frequently proposed but rarely taken-to-heart suggestion of getting air and seeing friends, a large-scale study linked group nature walks to improved mental health and reduced stress. “We hear people say they feel better after a...

Billy explains what happened at police station

“Wala akong nasaktan, wala akong tinulak, wala akong tinamaan kundi yung salamin.” This was the brief explanation of singer-host Billy Crawford when he narrated what happened when he went berserk at a police station in Taguig early Sunday morning. In an interview after he was...

Exercise, physical relaxation can help with social anxiety, study finds

(Relaxnews) – Researchers at Queens University in Canada challenged the common association of yoga and other exercise-based relaxation activities with relief from tension, stress and anxiety, concluding they can be beneficial to those with social anxiety. According to clinical...

Bridal beauty checklist: one month to go

(Relaxnews) – One month before walking down the aisle, it’s time for brides-to-be to start making salon appointments. Between massages and makeup, hair treatments and facials, here is a timeline of when to fit in both essential and optional beauty treatments before the big...

Stress may make getting pregnant more difficult: study

(Relaxnews) – A couple trying to conceive can face a lot of stress, particularly if complications arise. Yet can stress affect the ability to conceive? A new study points to yes. Courtney Denning-Johnson Lynch, director of reproductive epidemiology at the Ohio State...

Get milk, get sleep!

Did you know as many as 2 out of every 5 persons are suffering from insomnia? This statistic is according to the National Institutes of Health. Millions of others are also suffering from sleep disorders such as snoring, sleep apnea and nighttime wakening, even if they sleep the...

How stress works in the body, and how to avoid it

(Relaxnews) – Long-term, chronic stress is just plain bad for your health, but a new study probes into the question of why. Researchers in the US found that stress reduces the body’s ability to regulate inflammation, which in turn bumps your chances of getting sick. “The...