He wants to ban the use and importation of e-cigarettes.
President Rodrigo Duterte said he will ban the use and importation of e-cigarettes or vaping devices, according to ABS-CBN News. "I am now ordering law enforcement agencies to arrest anybody vaping in public. That is like smoking."The president said, "
The patient acquired it from his partner who was infected in Cuba.
The world's first-ever known case of dengue being spread through sexual intercourse has been confirmed in Spain.A 41-year old man from Madrid was reported to have picked up the virus from his male partner who was infected during
Yikes!
Vaping to kick the habit of smoking? There's a new study that's worth thinking about. A recent study about e-cigarettes showed that vaping devices and their chemicals may be harmful to the cardiovascular system, according to AFP via ABS-
There's no reason to panic, according to scientists.
For the first time in almost two decades, scientists have discovered a new strain of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). It's the subtype L of the Group M version of HIV-1, according to CNN Philippines.Current treatments are effective against this
Stay alert!
The Department of Health (DOH) announced yesterday that we have a national dengue epidemic, according to GMA News. From January to July 20, there have been 146,062 recorded cases, which is 98% higher than the same period last year. Of these
Including a better night's sleep and brighter skin.
Caffeine can be a hard habit to kick. That mug of tea is a soothing treat, the cup of coffee an excuse to get out of the office for five minutes and get some fresh air. And the can of Coke? Well,
The pain resulting from these conditions is so sore it can be 'disabling.'
Sorry to state the obvious, but pain is never a pleasant thing. It's hard to ignore, and chronic pain in particular can end up having a psychological impact, affecting a person's mental health as well as their physical
Sugar is notorious for making you put on weight and rotting your teeth, but it can do more than just that to your insides.
There's a reason sweet foods taste so nice: They contain sugar. And while we enjoy consuming sugary foods (especially those with added sugar), sadly they're not particularly good for us.We know that too much refined sugar eventually
You probably feel like death when you have it, too.
While the majority of cases the flu doesn't end in death, in some eventualities it can, so now that the -ber months are here, we thought we'd explain how. Unsurprisingly, most cases of death by flu occur in
According to new scientific research.
One in seven women in the UK will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, which-when you look at the women around you now-is a pretty high number.The main risk factors we know for certain play a role
The calendar method is a popular option for natural family planning.
Choosing a birth control or family planning method is a very personal decision that must take several factors into account. If you decide against using a hormonal, barrier, or intrauterine device or substance and prefer to stick to natural solutions, this is
Don't bother trying to buy one.
Do you sleep with the fan on? That's a bad idea, apparently.According to The Sleep Advisor, while having a fan does circulate air to make your room cooler and fresher, it can also circulate pollen and dust. Not great
It's got to go somewhere, right?
If you think about it, losing weight is actually kind of a mind-boggling thing. One minute you're carrying the extra pounds, but after a stint of healthy eating and regular exercise, you're physically smaller. So where does
According to a doctor.
Crash dieting is unfortunately pretty common. "A crash diet may help you lose those extra pounds in time for that week [at the beach], [but] the results are generally short-lived and can ultimately have a negative impact on your body and
There may be some other underlying causes aside from diet and exercise.
Let's be clear: there's no shame in putting on a bit of weight. Sometimes it means you've been exercising less or eating more, and that's OK. It's just the way the cookie
Everything she's said about her illness, and how she treats it.
Like her mother Yolanda Hadid, supermodel Bella Hadid has Lyme disease-a tick-borne illness that leads to exhaustion, joint pain, and fatigue (among other symptoms). Here's what we know about Bella's experience living with Lyme disease.The
Go ahead and treat yourself by sleeping in this weekend.
Sleeping in on Saturday has long been chastised by sleep experts and moms alike-but a new study says the habit could lower your risk of death. Researchers at Stockholm University discovered that adults who logged up to five hours of sleep
It is the most common reason behind female infertility.
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome-or PCOS-is said to affect one in five women worldwide.Along with symptoms including irregular or no periods, bodily hair growth and oily skin and acne, it is also the most common cause of female infertility.As it
It's a lot harder than the Kardashians make it look.
Kim and Kourtney have raved about it, a ton of Victoria's Secret models are fans, and it's been described as a way to "turn the body into a fat-burning machine."But it's also been branded
Cutting out sugar can lead to some big improvements.
Sugar will give you soaring highs, but it'll make you pay with crashing lows afterwards. And we've never been more aware of how much sugar our diets contain as we are now, with the government having recently introduced
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