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Cebu: Ban all pork from Luzon, local hog raisers suggest

Cebu: Ban all pork from Luzon, local hog raisers suggest

Ban all pork from Luzon, local hog raisers suggest CEBU Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia is mulling over a total ban on live hogs and pork-related products from Luzon, following confirmation of African swine fever (ASF) cases in two regions there. The [...]

September 11, 2019 Health

Causes of Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease (HFM)

Hand, foot, and mouth (HFM) Disease is a highly contagious condition. It usually affects children under five years old, although it can occur at any age. The condition is characterized by blisters in the mouth and a rash on the hands [...]

August 10, 2019 Health


After doing some investigations, it turned out that apricot seeds contain vitamin B17. While being treated for cancer, I would look for food that also contained vitamin B17. It turned out that cassava has vitamin B17. So I ate 10 [...]

March 8, 2019 Health

Pampatanggal Ng Diabetes At Pagkontrol Sa Iyong Blood Sugar Na Gamit Lang Ang Isang Nilagang Itlog

Are you having a high level of blood sugar? You should be careful and be aware of your health condition. Having a high level of blood sugar have a high chance of heart disease, kidney disease, stroke, vision issues, and [...]

February 11, 2019 Health

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