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Hair donation drive donors get free haircuts from MakatiMed Cancer Center

Treat yourself to a new look with a haircut for a cause. Your lovely locks could be a precious gift to someone who needs them. Makati Medical Center’s Cancer Center is holding the Gift of Your Hair 2017 for their annual hair donation drive on June 1, Thursday. Drop by any time from 11AM to 4PM at the Cancer Center, 1st Floor, Tower.

Hair donation drive donors get free haircuts from MakatiMed Cancer Center
Hair donation drive donors get free haircuts from MakatiMed Cancer Center

This year, the Philippines’ premier healthcare facility has tied up with HEADS by volu-med salon, which provides solutions for hair problems through hair services integrating quality hair systems and wigs. HEADS by volu-med salon will provide free haircut and styling to those who will donate to the program on June 1. Donated hair should at least be nine (9) inches long. Any hair type, including gray and white hair, will be accepted.

“Every strand of donated hair counts, and so we encourage everyone to join us on June 1,” said Ma. Felina Rosario P. Cruz, MD, Unit Head, Cancer Center Supportive Care Services. “With our country’s constant warm weather and school about to start for some, there are many reasons for people to go for shorter hair. Best of all is that they can get a free haircut on us while making patients happy and bringing back their confidence.”

“People with cancer have to cope not only with the emotionally and physically taxing treatment and its side-effects, including hair loss,” said Victor K. Gozali, MD, Co-Director of the Cancer Center. “This hair donation drive is our small way of giving support to these brave patients.”

For inquiries and registration, please call the Cancer Center at +632.8888.999 local 7122. You can also email Tumor.Board@makatimed.net.ph, or visit www.makatimed.net.ph.

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Marketplace by Rustan’s gets a new home in San Juan

Marketplace by Rustan’s recently opened its newest branch in Connecticut, San Juan, bringing in carefully selected fresh goods, quality products from top international and local brands, and signature service to discerning shoppers in the area.

Marketplace by Rustan’s gets a new home in San Juan
Marketplace by Rustan’s gets a new home in San Juan

San Juan Vice Mayor Janella Ejercito Estrada joined Rustan Supercenters Inc. (RSCI) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mr. Irwin Lee in leading the traditional bread breaking ceremony to celebrate the store opening.

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Quench the 5 Most Common Signs of Dehydration with Gerolsteiner Sparkling Mineral Water

Summer season is upon us! This is the time to bask in the glorious rays of the sun and have fun- sunbathe at the beach, engage in outdoor sports, or just simply enjoy the balmy weather without the fear of rain disrupting our activities.

However, with temperatures soaring during these sweltering summer months, we all need to be aware when our bodies are trying to tell us we need a good dose of rehydration. Water comprises 70% of our bodies, and once this level decreases by even a small percentage, we become dehydrated. Here are some of the most common symptoms of dehydration to watch out for:

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Clean Less, Live More with Mr Muscle Fly Away Promo

Do you dream of bringing your family to the Universal Studios Singapore?  Or how about spending a few days at Boracay with your loved one?  If the odds are not in your favor, you may hope for some Sodexo gift certificates instead.   Not bad if you love cleaning and winning these fab prizes are just perks from your again, love for cleaning.

Certainly, cleaning has levelled up.   And it will be your ticket to winning any of these awesome prizes.   All you need is to do is go to your favorite supermarket and purchase your own Mr Muscle product.

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The gift of healthy ‘crowning glory’ fit for the queen this Mother’s Day

Cliche it may be, but there’s indeed a woman behind the person we are today. And that’s no less than her—our mother. We used to call her nanayinay‘naymama, mommy or simply mom. Needless to say, she deserves more than that given the pivotal role she fulfills in rearing us from childhood to adulthood and possibly for the rest of our lives.

There may be opposing beliefs whether that greater maternal instinct is biologically predetermined or socially imposed, but everyone would agree that a mother is hardwired to love and care for the whole family, especially the children, all the time. For better or worse, it’s always the welfare of everyone at home on top of her priority.

No wonder she’s an epitome of a doting human being that touches everybody’s life. So, it’s but right to honor and return all the favors she has done for us. And what a better way to do this than this Mother’s Day.

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Herbalife Philippines Is The Official Nutrition Partner Of The Philippine Volcanoes

Global nutrition company, Herbalife Nutrition proudly announces its newest sports partnership with one of the most exciting teams in the local sports scene to date, the Philippine Rugby Football Team-Philippine Volcanoes.

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Herbalife Philippines General Manager, Rosalio Valenzuela and Philippines Rugby Football Union Inc. President Rick Santos raised their glasses for a shake toast right after the contract signing. Joining them are (from right) William Bailey, Ada Milby, Acee San Juan, Jake Robrigado Letts and Justin Villazor Coveney.

 

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Allianz PNB Life Backs National Youth Futsal Cup

Allianz PNB Life, in cooperation with the Henry Moran Foundation and the Philippine Football Federation (PFF), will be holding the National Youth Futsal Cup on May 6 at the University of Asia and the Pacific. The event will mark the beginning of the selection process for the Philippines’ participation in the Allianz Junior Football Camp (AJFC). Allianz, the official partner of FC Bayern Munich, is host to an annual international football camp held in Munich, Germany.

The camp gives teenagers (between the ages of 14-16) from across the world a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to train with the FC Bayern Munich coaches. This is the first year Allianz PNB Life will be sponsoring five male players from the friendly tournament to the AJFC to be held this July in Bali, Indonesia. Two winners out of the five players will be given the chance to represent the Philippines in the global camp this year in Munich, Germany.

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(Clockwise) Gae Martinez, Allianz PNB Life Chief Marketing Officer; Rei Abrazaldo, Allianz PNB Life Branding Communications and Digital Director; Ake Pastoral, Philippine Football Federation National Grassroots Officer; and Danny Moran, Henry Moran Foundation President.

 

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Female sexual dysfunction: a silent burden

Women all over the world are suffering from a health condition that they themselves may not even be aware of.

This silent burden is called female sexual dysfunction (FSD), which pertains to a persistent, recurrent problem with sexual response, desire or orgasm.

FSD is often overlooked or ignored, largely because society still frowns upon the idea of women being in tune and in touch with their own bodies, especially regarding reproductive and sexual health.

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Cool down with the new FamilyMart SuperFreeze

The summer heat has surely got you thirsting for anything cool. Luckily, a trip to your nearest FamilyMart will grant you something even better.

FamilyMart, the world’s second largest convenience store chain,  is gearing up for the sweltering summer season with a delicious new offering to quench your coolness craving. SuperFreeze is a flavored shake drink perfect as a sweet treat or refreshment.

Starting today at FamilyMart stores across Luzon, you can savor your favorite Filipinos flavors of Calamansi Zing and Taro Slush. Try out these variants and the interesting new flavors to come soon! Get them in sizes 12oz for P27, 16oz for P35 and a whopping 22oz for just P45.

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