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A Quick Pre-Summer Vacation at Casa Lucretia

  With travel restrictions starting to ease, wouldn't it be nice to have a quick getaway and reconnect with your loved ones and nature?  After almost three years of staying at home due to lockdowns and quarantines, We had the opportunity to be out of town to unwind and relieve some stress.   A three-and-a-half-hour drive from Manila, our destination is Casa Lucretia, a private property located in Abo, Nagcarlan Laguna, owned by celebrity hair-stylist Lourd Ramos. With the location nearing the famous Mount Banahaw, the abundant trees greeted us on our way to Casa Lucretia, giving you the refreshing vibe and calmness that can melt your stress away, and arriving at our destination is worth the trip. The property is near a small hill and with a view of the famous mountain in the area. The triangular loft-style house equipped with a private mini pool is perfect for a family vacation and can accommodate up to 12 people. With two bedrooms with a pullover bed, two bathrooms, and a fully f

Study shows OTC lozenges’ effectivity against the COVID-19 virus

  Lozenges containing both Benzydamine Hydrochloride (BH) and Cetylpyridinium Chloride (CPC) found efficacious in COVID-caused sore throat OTC throat lozenges may be effective against COVID-19 We know your over-the-counter throat lozenge can relieve a sore throat and can help manage a pesky cold or cough.  But can they take the wind out of the sails of the dreaded Covid-19 virus? The question got a fresh look recently after researchers at Microbiology and Immunology Institute of the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia, found that throat lozenges containing a combination of Benzydamine Hydrochloride (BH) and Cetylpyridinium Chloride (CPC) may have a virucidal effect against Covid-19 and help reduce the risk of viral transmission.      Virus-killing Action against SARS-CoV-2   The preliminary findings, based on testing in a defined and controlled laboratory environment designed to mimic the conditions of the oral cavity, found that all three test settings showed stron