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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

KNOW: Quick Facts about Hyperparathyroidism

via The Medical City | Hyperparathyroidism is a condition characterized by overactivity of the parathyroid glands, the four tiny glands located in the neck that...

Understanding and Controlling Your High Blood Pressure

via The Medical City Why is blood pressure important? Blood cannot circulate through you body without pressure. Blood pressure is the pressure of blood within the...

DOH and JICA Establish Special Program for Drug Dependents

The Department of Health (DOH) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a 1.85 billion yen (Php 826 million) Memorandum of Agreement on...

Tobacco Tax Fraud Deprives the Poor of Vital Health Services

The top leadership of the Department of Health and the Department of Finance lamented today the loss of potential funding for government health services...

FDA Renews ISO Accreditation

“The Philippine Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has passed with flying colors the recent Surveilance and Follow-up Audit for  conformity to ISO:9001 (2008) by...

Comprehensive Sexuality Education Neutralizes Burgeoning Early Childbearing Situation

Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) can keep the risk of unintended pregnancy among Filipino adolescents from accelerating beyond imagination, according to the Commission on Population...

PH MARKS ITS COMMITMENT TO END NEGLECTED TROPICAL DISEASES BY 2030

The Department of Health (DOH) spearheads the 5th Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Forum in Cebu City with the theme: “Evidence Based Technologies to Accelerate...

​FDA Issues Cease and Desist Order vs Sanofi

The Philippine Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Summons with Cease and Desist Order against pharmaceutical giant Sanofi Pasteur Inc. for airing television and...

Breakfast Tips to Lose Weight

Eating habits will always be the biggest factor to help you lose weight. Aside from eating healthy and getting enough exercise, your fitness journey...

Here’s How a Millennial at Work Could Achieve a Healthy &...

Mitzi Ilagan | Vigorbuddy You're 22 and you're working in a corporate office in Makati. You're 28, working as a call center agent on a...

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