COLDER DAYS AHEAD: DOH-6 cautions public vs cold weather illnesses


first_imgConvocar also advised the public to avoidtoo much exposure from the sunlight. * Avoid sudden exposure to cold, from aheated room to the cold outdoors, especially in the evening and morning. Thosewho are used to a morning and evening walk may have to change the routine. DOH Region 6 director Dr. Marlyn Convocarsaid there is a possible increase in cases of fever and other ailments broughtabout by the dropping temperatures. * Wash your hands enough to keep themfree of germs. * If there are infected people in yourneighborhood, avoid being in close contact with them as you might get infectedas well. * Ensure that the house is clean anddisinfected, especially kitchen and bathroom. “We should not be exposed to the heat ofthe sun from 10 to 2 o’clock kay amona ang mainit sa gihapon bisan matugnawsa aga,” she said. * As much as cold weather does not makeyou thirsty, drink enough fluids so that your body stays hydrated. If water isnot appealing enough, drink warm water or tea or lime. DOH advices to help avoid catching coldare following: Earlier, the Philippine Atmospheric,Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said that colder days willbe expected ahead as the country transitions to the easterly winds, also knownas amihan. The amihan, northeast monsoon usually comes from Siberia where snow is being experienced. According to Convocar, cold weatherusually triggers respiratory problems unless appropriate preventive measuresare taken. Children and adults may become susceptible to cough, colds andfever.“With the coming Christmas season ginapaabotnaton nga mag-change ang weather.Those who have compromised immune system –especially ang mga kabataan kag senior citizen – are prone to pneumonia,influenza and they should complete their immunization kag aton  nga mga tigulang they shouldreceive  flu vaccine or pneumonia vaccine para maproteksyonan sila,” Convocar said.center_img * Avoid cold food items such as cooldrinks, milk shakes and ice-creams. * Avoid foods such as sour stuffs,pickles and fried foods. “Indinaton i-compromise if we belong to this age group so we should wearprotective clothing kung matugnaw,” shestressed. * Avoid exposure to dust and pollen asthey carry lot of germs. * Eat small, frequent meals that areprepared fresh, are nutritious and of moderate temperature. Convocar, however, said those who arealready sick with fever, colds, or cough are advised to immediately seekmedical attention and avoid crowded places in order to avoidcomplications.  ILOILO City – The Department of Health(DOH) in Western Visayas has advised the public to be cautious of the commonillnesses that may occur with the holiday season drawing closer. * Having a warm bath, early morning andlate evening is advisable. * Avoid staying in a poorly ventilatedroom; enough circulation ensures germs are not concentrated in one room./PNlast_img read more

Syracuse adds former midfielder Sydney Pirreca as assistant coach


first_img Published on September 11, 2019 at 6:02 pm Contact KJ: [email protected] | @KJEdelman Fresh off appearing on 2019’s Tewaaraton Award Watch List for the Florida Gators, Sydney Pirreca will transition into coaching after being named an assistant coach for Syracuse women’s lacrosse. The move comes after Regy Thorpe announced he was leaving the Orange after last season to coach and manage New York’s NLL team.“We’re excited to bring in a young, energetic coach,” head coach Gary Gait said in a Syracuse Athletics press release. “As a player, she was fierce and intense. She was a leader on her team. We know she’ll bring that attitude to our sideline.”Pirreca started 19 games for the Gators last season and became the sixth-highest scorer in program history. The former midfielder has experience coaching at Mount Sinai High School and was an assistant coach for the Long Island Elite Yellow Jackets club team in 2014, the release said.Syracuse is coming off a 16-5 campaign that saw its season’s end in Evanston, Illinois in the NCAA tournament quarterfinals. The Orange will return four of its five top scorers from last season.Pirreca had 10 goals and six assists in three games against Syracuse between 2016 and 2018.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Comments Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

Go back to the enewsletter W Hotels Worldwide has


first_imgGo back to the enewsletterW Hotels Worldwide has this week opened W Dubai – The Palm, located on the Palm Jumeirah, Dubai.W Dubai – The Palm is the newest W Escape, the W brand’s playful spin on the traditional resort experience and is set to add a new beat to the already dynamic and pulsating city. With its electrifying style, evocative design and eclectic destination restaurants led by world-class chefs including Massimo Bottura and Akira Back, W Dubai – The Palm will shine bright in the City of Gold.All 350 guestrooms and suites offer uninterrupted views and dreamy amenities. Curved walls are intricately tiled to glisten like the lights and colours of the sea at various times of the day, bringing the shoreline into each room. Modern graffiti adorns the walls of every room, featuring lyrics in Arabic from a popular song by Lebanese singer, Fairouz.After checking in, guests can check out the incredible amenities of W Dubai – The Palm, including the hotel’s multiple pools that sit in a wave-like pattern in the centre of the Escape to form the W brand’s WET Deck experience directly facing a fabulous beach with views of the Dubai skyline.The W brand’s signature AWAY Spa invites guests to ‘Stroll in and Strut out’, offering 10 treatment rooms, a steam room, sauna, experiential showers, a hammam and a couples’ suite. Guests are treated to a design inspired by the underwater perspective of a pearl diver, where iridescent shells reflect the sunlight that peeks through the ocean above. Relaxing, social and surreal, the space also features a Beauty Bar for touch-ups and ‘Quick Fix’ treatments. Guests can sweat it out at FIT (gym) which boasts state-of-the-art equipment overlooking the WET Deck, beach and skyline views, featuring abstract art inspired by the graceful forms of both jellyfish and the parachutes of adventure-seeking skydivers.W Dubai – The Palm features six beverage and food destinations. Translated as “I will be right back”, Torno Subito is the first restaurant outside of Italy by global culinary genius, chef Massimo Bottura, whose Osteria Francescana has been feted as the “World’s Best Restaurant”.Pro snowboarder turned adrenaline-fuelled culinary master, chef Akira Back, brings his modern taste of Japanese cuisine prepared with a Korean essence to the Middle East for the first time at Akira Back.SoBe (short for South Beach) is an adults-only playground inspired by the eclectic and vibrant spirit of Miami. This is the only rooftop bar in Dubai where guests can watch the sun sink into the Arabian Sea with 360-degree views to watch as the Dubai skyline lights up each night. Serving up eclectic live DJ performances, imaginative cocktails and even tattoo artists, there will be nothing else like it in the city.LIV offers guests greener, lighter, fresher and brighter options for breakfast, lunch and dinner and was designed using only upcycled materials, meaning no new materials were created to build the venue.“We are excited to bring the W brand to Palm Jumeirah with the highly anticipated opening of W Dubai – The Palm,” said Alex Kyriakidis, President and Managing Director, Middle East and Africa, Marriott International. “As our first W Escape in the region, W Dubai – The Palm combines the city’s unique allure with the brand’s bold design and dynamic lifestyle and gives it a locally relevant twist. With game-changing style, amplified entertainment and innovative culinary offerings, this W Escape will inject a fresh vibe into the local hospitality scene and offer the most sought-after luxury getaway for locals as well as global jet-setters.”More at www.wdubaithepalm.comGo back to the enewsletterlast_img read more