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How to spot a bad mole

MANILA, Philippines - Moles are generally harmless, just like skin tags or "kuntil." But if these start to look suspicious, it's time to have them checked by a doctor, according to Dr. Ched Cruz.

Salamat Dok: Got milk?

Milk has substances needed by the body to do its daily functions. It is a source of macronutrients like proteins, fats and carbohydrates to produce energy.

Salamat Dok: Generic vs branded medicines

Do you ever experience being stumped in a drugstore? Many of us carry a prescription or a list of medicine but when asked by a pharmacist, we can’t specify the medicine we need to buy. We are undecided between branded and generics medicine.

Salamat Dok: When it is Chicken Pox season, is it time to hide?

Chicken pox is a very infectious disease caused by Varicella virus. It’s airborne -- it easily spreads by contact through air that contains the bacteria.

Salamat Dok: Check your heart

Do you suffer chest pains? Do you easily get tired? If your answer to either of the questions is yes, then you may have the early signs of heart disease. You need to see your doctor now.

Salamat Dok: Healthy recipe - Sardines spaghetti

Who doesn’t love spaghetti? It’s a favorite not only during special occasions but even on a regular days. It is served during weekend day-offs when family, friends, and relatives get together. It comes in various flavours from Italian to sweet Filipino style.

Salamat Dok: What to do with varicose veins?

Lucky are those who can wear shorts, short shorts, micro minis, swim suit and anything that can display the legs. Many are not as brave, if not hesitant, to try revealing fashion wear. One of the reasons for this is varicose veins. Famous celebrity doctor, Vicky Belo says, “70% of women have varicose veins, the remaining 30% comprise of men.”

Salamat Dok: Naturopathy - The healing power of nature

We’re in the digital age and scientists never cease to amaze us with the latest medical breakthroughs. Yet, with the technological advancement and wide use of conventional or western medicine, people still seek alternative healing options. That’s why many still queue at alternative healing centers, in spite of the fact that some of them can afford consulting with private doctors.

Salamat Dok: Natural beauty treatments

There’s always an answer to almost everything. Who says we can be beautiful without going to a salon or spa?

Salamat Dok: Home remedies for common illnesses

Are you looking for a relatively safe immediate relief to common health concerns? Well, don’t look too far; it might just be in your kitchen, backyard, in the neighborhood or at the vacant lot near your house.