i
FEATURE ARTICLES PLANTS UPDATES
RECENT MEDICINAL PLANT UPDATES
The Complete Updated List of Philippine Medicinal Plants in Tagalog and English
Kasuy (Cashew) 4/19 Lavandula (Lavender) 4/28 Sinta (King of Bitters) 4/30 Malvarosa (Rose geranium) 5/2
Endiba (Endive) 5/4 Bani (Pongam) 5/5 Abukado (Avocado) 5/6 Acacia (Rain tree) 5/6
Dalairo 5/7 Katakataka (Miracle plant) 5/7 Gabi (Taro) 5/8 Hikau-hikauan (Cork tree) 5/9
Limang dahon (Noon flower) 5/10 Dikit-dikit (Tick tree) 5/11 Fishtail fern (Forked sword fern) 5/12 African daisy (Gerbera daisy) 5/12
Maraotong (Indian acalypha) 5/13 Laguan 5/13 Katil (Chinese bush carrot) 5/13 Tibig (Sacking tree) 5/13
Sandalino 5/14 Hoya (Wax vine) 5/15 Kitkitli (Golden star grass) 5/15 Panapanarahan (Luck plant) 5/20
Saging (Banana) 5/21 Nami (Intoxicating yam) 5/21 Lipa 5/21 Lansones (Langsat) 5/21
Mayana (Painted nettle) 5/22 Palay (Rice) 5/22 Portulaca (Moss rose) 5/25 Zamia (False sago palm) 5/25
Marabutan (Curtain fig) 5/26 Nino (Common Indian mulberry) 5/27 Mutha (Nut grass) 5/27  
NEW MEDICINAL PLANT ENTRIES
Dampalit (Shoreline purslane) 1/8 Bagnang-pula 1/10 Mickey Mouse bush 1/16 Lanete 2/21
Daynon (Chinese knotweed) 1/12 Miracle fruit 5/18 Batuan (Gamboge) 5/20  
FEATURE ARTICLES
Sabong Edsa Shrine Yucky & Yummy Cuisine Philippine Cuisine
Anting-anting  (Updated 3/2014) Albularyo Quiapo Tiaong
Balut Sabong Nazarene festival 2012 Suob (A Postpartum Ritual)
Shabu Bangungot Lambanog Pasma
Bales (Updated 8/2014) Beke (Mumps)  
Decibels Noise Book of Cows Return of the Naytib
A Collection of Anonymous and Ephemeral Prose and Poetry Heroes Annulment
The Comic Failure of Language in Sex Education in the Philippines Hazing      9/2012 Nga-nga (Betel nut chewing)  
The Predicatalbe Failure of HIV/AIDS Education and Prevention in the Philippines  
The Anti-Dengue (ActRx Triact) Drug Controversy  
The Theater of Pacquiao / Ascension to Demigod  
BOONDOCK STORIES
Medicine in the Boondocks Ompongan Toothless in the Boondocks Asim & the Rural Sexual Revolution
A Cardiac Arrest The Lazy Filipino? . . . Not    
MEDICAL TOPICS / New • Updates •
Beer Calories Potassium Medical Radiation Exposure Update 9//13 Bangungot
Trans Fat / A Primer Marijuana Gout Caffeine     Update 8//13
Expiration Dates of Drugs Body Piercing    
YesNoYesNoYesNo
Eggs Alcohol         Update 9/2014iam posure Caffeine
Medical News & Journal Article Finds
Marihuana Use and Increased Risk of Serious Cardiovascular Disorders / Journal of the American Heart Association
Young adult sequelae of adolescent cannabis use: an integrative analysis / THE LANCET Psychiatry
Chronic Vardenafil (Levitra) Treatment Has Cardiovascular Benefits in Type 2 Diabetes Medscape Medical News
Allopurinol Treatment for Gout May Decrease Risk for Heart Attacks Ann Rheum Disease