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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

Huwag na Kayong Kumain ng Chicken Breast na may ‘White Lines’ Narito ang Dahilan Kung Bakit!

Madalas ang inihahain sa mesa ng mga Pinoy ay ang manok o chicken breast na may ‘White Lines' Hindi ito nawawala kapag may okasyon man o wala. Subalit alam niyo ba na may mga manok din pala na bawal kainin [...]

May 10, 2018 Health

LP questions Gordon’s hasty release of Dengvaxia report

Liberal Party (LP) stalwarts on Thursday questioned the timing of the release of the Senate draft committee report on the botched Dengvaxia mass vaccination drive, saying it could be a move to cover up controversies hounding the present administration. “This [...]

April 12, 2018 Health

Garin, Sanofi, Zuellig Pharma, 32 others charged over child deaths

Charges of reckless imprudence resulting in homicide and torture were filed before the Department of Justice yesterday against former Health secretary Janette Loreto Garin, MD, drug manufacturer Sanofi Pasteur, drug distributor Zuellig Pharma Corporation, and 32 others over the death [...]

April 6, 2018 Health

Careful sa mga toxic brand products na binibenta ngayon

Nagbabala ang Food and Drug Administration (FDA) laban sa pagbili at paggamit ng 110 na cosmetic at toiletries kasama na ang ilang produkto ng mga sikat na brand na Bench, Dove, Olay, Watsons, Kylie at Mac. Kabilang sa 110 na produktong sakop ng babala ang mga sumusunod: Watsons’ White­ning Body Lotion Licorice [...]

February 26, 2018 Health

Betel Pepper: Sagot sa inyong mga karamdaman

Betel Pepper o Buyo ay isang sagot sa malalalang karamdaman lalo na ngayon sobrang mahal ng gamot.. nasa bakuran mo lang pala ang soulusyon. ipakalat para maraming makabasa. Ayon sa masusing pag-aaral ni Dr. Luther Daguimal na Ang Betel Pepper [...]

February 23, 2018 Health

Sanofi declines anew DOH’s request for refund of unused Dengvaxia

Dengvaxia maker Sanofi Pasteur said it had again turned down the Department of Health's (DOH) request to refund the Philippine government for the used doses of the controversial dengue vaccine. Sanofi Pasteur said it formally turned down the DOH's request [...]

February 19, 2018 Health

‘Wag condom, ‘di masarap’: Duterte, hinikayat ang mga Pinoy na gumamit ng pills

Hinikayat ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte ang mga Pilipino na gumamit ng libreng contraceptive pills mula sa gobyerno. “May pills libre. ‘Wag ‘yang condom kasi hindi masarap ‘yang condom. Hindi, totoo. Hindi ako nagpapatawa,” sabi ng Pangulo nitong Martes sa isang [...]

February 14, 2018 Health

Maggots are hiding in lots of your favorite foods — and it’s perfectly legal

A Wawa customer in New Jersey on Tuesday claimed that he found two live maggots — the larval stage of flies and other related insects — crawling in his hoagie. While this could be an extreme case (Wawa said it was “highly unlikely and [...]

January 23, 2018 Health