Editorials

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By MEG SIBAL, M.D.

FOR most individuals, the holiday season serves a hefty helping of stress right along with the turkey and eggnog which can negatively affect one’s health, but finding ways to relax can help one cope with the increased demands and high expectations associated with the season and reduce an individual’s risk for stress-related problems, such as depression, high blood pressure, muscle tension, poor sleep or headaches, according to the November 2010 issue of the Massachusetts General Hospital’s Mind, Mood  & Memory.

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By ANTONIO C. CAMPO

ON the front page of the Filipino Reporter’s Nov. 5-11, 2010 issue appeared a news item captioned “Pacquiao stumps for Reid.

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By MICHAEL R. BLOOMBERG

THE city has signed a contract with Thor Equities to acquire 6.9-acres in Coney Island for $95.6 million, which will allow the city to expand, enhance and make permanent Coney Island’s historic amusement district.

 

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By MANUEL L. CABALLERO

WE are writing this in the middle of President Barack Obama’s 10-day trip to four Asian countries, namely, India, Indonesia, South Korea and Japan. Fresh from a big political defeat at home, President Obama’s trip is aimed at re-engaging those countries diplomatically and economically.

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By PHILIP S. CHUA, M.D., FACS, FPCS

WE need to change our dietary protein sources, if we are to significantly reduce our risk of heart disease, stroke and arterial blockages and damages all over our body, all of which make cardiovascular illnesses the number one killer in the affluent societies around the globe.

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