Science & Health

3 new suspected MERSCoV cases registered in Region 9

ZAMBOANGA City–The Department of Health (DOH) Regional Office-9 has registered as of Friday three new suspected cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) in the region.

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BY JESS G. DUREZA I will be out of the country for two weeks — to revisit VILLA MEDICA in Germany for my wife Beth’s continuing bout with her bad,…

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Health exec cites need to beef up human resources in health sector

HEALTH workers are overburdened at different levels of care and in different locations, leading to inequality in health care service delivery in the country, said Dr. Irma Asuncion, director of…

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2013 DPRM focuses on inclusive health policy

It’s high time for the government to focus on health as an important subject matter in policy research to directly confront the “conundrum” of undeniable economic progress with stubborn social…

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Betachek launches effort to reduce cost of blood glucose test strips for people with diabetes

NATIONAL Diagnostic Products, the Australian manufacturer of BETACHEK blood glucose testing products, recently launched an effort to help diabetes patients afford to regularly test their glucose levels.

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Zambo hospital to reopen as soon as cleared and cleaned

ZAMBOANGA City–The chief of the state-run Zamboanga City Medical Center (ZCMC) announced Sunday that they will reopen the hospital as soon as it is cleared and cleaned.

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PNoy signs Toy and Game Safety Labeling Act of 2013

PRESIDENT Benigno S. Aquino III has signed into law a bill which seeks to protect children against toys considered hazardous.

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‘Kalasag’ launches feeding program

CAMP Climaco Pintoy, Iligan City–The 4th Mechanized Infantry Battalion headed by Lt. Col. Danilo G. Ibon in partnership with the Kiwanis Club Downtown Iligan launched a three-month Feeding Program with…

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Signs that your child could be ‘micronutrient deficient’

IS your child repeatedly showing signs of laziness or fatigue and getting poor grades in school? During classroom lectures, do teachers point to his lack of concentration or attention? You…

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PDEA-12 puts up drug testing lab

By Allen V. Estabillo of MindaNews GENERAL Santos City–The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Region 12 has established its own drug testing and analytical laboratory here to further enhance…

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