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Dengue: Health risk this rainy season

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By Jose D. Patao, Jr. | July 23,2018
THE Provincial Health Office’s (PHO) Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (PESU) disclosed last Tuesday that the number of dengue fever cases in Cavite province reached 2,403 in the first semester of the year, up 79 percent from 1,343 cases in the same period last year, according to a report from the Philippine News Agency.
 

Dengue: Health risk this rainy

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by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on July 23, 2018
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THE Provincial Health Office’s (PHO) Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (PESU) disclosed last Tuesday that the number of dengue fever cases in Cavite province reached 2,403 in the first semester of the year, up 79 percent from 1,343 cases in the same period last year, according to a report from the Philippine News Agency.
 

Giving a part of yourself can

July 23, 2018
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AFTER the news broke last year that American singer Selena Gomez had a kidney transplant as a treatment for her kidney failure from lupus nephritis with none other than her best friend as the donor, the subject of organ donation was again put on the spotlight. More people became aware of its role in saving lives.
 

Why you should consider immun

July 23, 2018
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WHILE some parents are caught in the thick of caring and providing for their family, they inadvertently neglect to protect their child’s health by not completing the prescribed set of vaccinations. So, in spite of securing their young one financially, they have unwittingly chosen to gamble on their child’s health, which is the biggest risk any parent could make.
 

Why smog should not be your ex

July 23, 2018
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EVEN when traffic fumes permeate the air, it’s still better for your heart if you get outside and exercise than if you spend all day sitting inside, a recent study suggests.
 

2-in-1 supplement makes childr

July 23, 2018
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GOOD stomach bacteria has been found to protect against different diseases and conditions, including constipation, diarrhea and flatulence. A kid’s gut health is connected to his or her wellbeing. The bacteria living in a child’s gut have the ability to protect them from disease-causing agents.
 

Cebuana Lhuillier holds disast

July 23, 2018
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 CEBUANA Lhuillier held its third annual Disaster Resilience Forum which seeks to spread more awareness on Filipinos’ role in disaster risk reduction and management and on the role of microinsurance for disaster resilience.
 

Premium glass-bottled iced tea

by Edison Joseph Gonzales on July 19, 2018
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LICK offers something the market can’t refuse: its masterfully-crafted, naturally-sweetened, ready-to-drink and Instagram-worthy glass bottle of iced tea. With its line of delicately flavored, bold and refreshing tea beverage, the new iced tea brand knocks on more doors to get the
attention of potential retailers.
 

A sip of Korea

by Edison Joseph Gonzales on July 19, 2018
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KOREAN coffee shop Zoo Coffee has opened another outlet to bring a whole new coffee experience to customers in the north of the metro.
 

Jolly Heart Mate Canola Oil pa

July 19, 2018
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BEING good to your heart requires not just exercise but a good diet. This Nutrition Month, Jolly Heart Mate Canola Oil and the Philippine Heart Center (PHC) partnered, once again, to spread the gospel of delicious, heart-healthy food. 
 

A healthy home starts with cle

July 18, 2018
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CONTRARY to the notion of some that indoor air is safe, air pollution inside the home can be harmful to the health. The air indoors can, in fact, be more dangerous than outdoor air, with various allergens, germs, bacteria and air contaminants being trapped inside and building up over time. 
 

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Towards a leaner government

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By JOSE BAYANI BAYLON | July 23,2018
‘The more citizens get involved reading and discussing drafts of a new Constitution for the Philippines, and the more drafts are presented, the better the future of the Republic will be!’

Opinion of the Day

Again, on solid waste management

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By DAHLI ASPILLERA | July 23, 2018
“The sea sent back the trash from land as if to remind everyone, rich and poor, that whatever we improperly dispose of, will return and haunt us.”