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Are suicidal thoughts contagious?

Posted on Friday, 5 July 2019 12:07 PM | No Comments
There is a touch of lightness in the air as sun rays peek through the trees. Each step has a sound which carries a sense of peacefulness. There is calm....

Legazpi City, Albay under state of calamity due to rabies

Posted on Thursday, 27 June 2019 09:03 AM | No Comments
The local government of Legazpi City, Albay has declared a state of calamity to access funds which will be used to purchase of anti-rabies vaccines. According to Dr. Emmanuel Estipona,...

80% of lightning survivors sustain long-term damage

Posted on Monday, 24 June 2019 08:08 PM | No Comments
Specialists say that 80% of lightning survivors sustain long-term damage. Based on scientific data, around 24,000 individuals died after getting struck by lightning while around 240,000 survived the strike. However,...

WHO warns against the spread of antimicrobial resistance

Posted on Thursday, 20 June 2019 03:56 PM | No Comments
The World Health Organization (WHO) warns against the spread of antimicrobial resistance around the world. A recent UN report showed that 700,000 people die each year due to drug-resistant diseases....

Not enough health benefits in vitamin supplements, study says

Posted on Wednesday, 10 April 2019 02:14 PM | No Comments
A new studyshows that taking regular vitamins and dietary supplements are not enough to keep you healthy. Consumed nutrients from vitamins and supplements may not be as effective in improving...

DOH records 44,000 dengue cases, 167 deaths this year

Posted on Monday, 25 March 2019 12:08 PM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines —The Department of Health (DOH)-Epidemiology Bureau has recorded 44,566 dengue cases from January 1 to March 9 this year, with 167 deaths. This is almost half a...

Dengue cases hit 36,000; death toll reaches 140

Posted on Saturday, 9 March 2019 04:46 PM | No Comments
The Department of Health (DOH) reported an increase in the number of dengue cases in the country which has reached 36,664 from January 1 to February 23, with 140 deaths....

Animal welfare organizations urge gov’t to push for pet birth control

Posted on Saturday, 23 February 2019 05:50 PM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines — With high rabies cases in the country, several animal welfare organizations like Bantay Animal Welfare are calling on the government to push for pet birth control...

GIS EXCLUSIVE: Dr. Willie Ong to prioritize improvements in PH health care system when elected

Posted on Thursday, 10 January 2019 04:24 PM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Veteran physician Dr. Willie Ong became a social media sensation for his helpful tips on almost every health condition. His knowledge in the medical field has...

President Duterte is in good health — Malacañang

Posted on Thursday, 10 January 2019 12:55 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang assured anew that the public has nothing to worry about President Rodrigo Duterte’s health. The statement was issued after the result of a Social Weather Station...