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Legalization of medical marijuana sets soon

Four senatorial candidates think medical marijuana should be legalized in the Philippines. At the CNN Philippines senatorial forum on Sunday, December 2, the 8 candidates who participated were asked, “Should medical marijuana be legalized?” The candidates were given the option [...]

December 10, 2018 Health

Pro-Cannabis Doctor, Who Fought Against Big Pharma, Found Dead at Home

A holistic doctor who was an advocate of cannabis as a medical treatment has been found dead. Popular and well-known former Miss Universe contestant Sonya Kay Forbes was found dead at her Cunningham Avenue, St. Andrew home, and the autopsy revealed the [...]

October 23, 2018 Health

Styrofoam Cups/Polystyrene Are Dangerous To Your Health

Styrofoam Cups/Polystyrene Are Dangerous To Your Health The iconic white coffee cup and clamshell take-out containers we all know so well are not REALLY Styrofoam, so let’s make that clear from the beginning. That doesn’t make the items I’m talking about any less [...]

October 19, 2018 Health

Monsanto ordered to pay $289m as jury rules weedkiller caused man’s cancer

Monsanto suffered a major blow with a jury ruling that the company was liable for a terminally ill man’s cancer, awarding him $289m in damages. Dewayne Johnson, a 46-year-old former groundskeeper, won a huge victory in the landmark case on Friday, [...]

August 11, 2018 Health

BEWARE: Talcum powder can cause cancer like a ‘ticking timebomb’

A solicitor has warned of a ‘ticking timebomb' of cancer among middle-aged women due to them using talcum powder as teenagers. Phillip Gower fears thousands of British women could have deadly cancer linked to extensive use of talc sold by popular high street brands. [...]

July 3, 2018 Health

Open letter to the goverment of the philippines: #rizalmedicalcenter hospital

#rizalmedicalcenter hospital: Ayon sa Facebook user na si Ssirc Htiaf  : Sobrang nakaka disappoint!! #EMERGENCYROOM  Imbis na humaba ang buhay ni nanay lalong bumilis ang buhay nya dahil sa hindi nyo ginawa ang trabaho nyo ng tama… “Sinugod po si nanay [...]

May 26, 2018 Health

Temperatura sa Sangley Point sa Cavite, papalo sa 41 degrees C

Nagbabala ang PAGASA sa posibilidad ng heat stroke sa Sangley Point, Cavite dahil inaasahang aabot sa 41.3 degrees Celsius ang temperatura sa lugar sa Linggo. Ayon sa Heat Index Forecast ng PAGASA, ang temperaturang ito ay nasa “danger” zone na. [...]

May 25, 2018 Health

Kitty Duterte, 2 presidential grandkids got Dengvaxia shots

Kitty Duterte, 2 presidential grandkids got Dengvaxia shots: The vaccine has been the subject of congressional investigations after manufacturer Sanofi Pasteur acknowledged it exposes recipients to more severe dengue if they didn't have an infection before. No less than President [...]

May 23, 2018 Health

House panel OKs P1.16 billion special fund for Dengvaxia vaccinees

The House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday approved the P1.16 billion supplemental budget to assist those vaccinated with Dengvaxia under the government's mass immunization program. Under the proposed additional budget, the Department of Health (DOH) would shoulder all the medical expenses [...]

May 23, 2018 Health

Research Says A 3-Day Work Week May Be Best For Those Over 40 Years Old

Do you ever wish you could work fewer hours per week? Well, then you may want to consider it because 3-Day Work Week May Be Best For Those Over 40 Years Old. But how do you explain it to your boss? If [...]

May 19, 2018 Health