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 is a 16-year-old girl from Visayas.
It looks like the country has seen its first case of vaping-related lung illness. The patient is a 16-year-old girl who hails from the Visayas who had been using e-cigarettes for six months.The Department of Health (DOH)
Check out this list if you're traveling abroad anytime soon.
The fourth case of polio in the Philippines was confirmed early in November 2019-nearly two decades after it was declared to have been eradicated in the country. In the midst of this outbreak, the number of countries requiring an International Certificate
The DOH plans to make an executive order for review by the President.
Medicine is such an expensive commodity nowadays that sometimes, it can cost you an arm and a leg. Now, the Department of Health (DOH) is planning to change that as they want to lower the prices of expensive medicines.According to a
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
You’ll need proof of immunization starting November 1.
Traveling to Indonesia and staying for four weeks or more? You need to be vaccinated against polio before entering the country, according to Inquirer.net. The Philippine Embassy in Indonesia advised that precautionary measures against vaccine-derived poliovirus (VDPV) type 2 will
This pill has been proven to prevent HIV infection by over 90 percent!
A pill that helps prevent the spread of Human Immunodeficiency Virus or HIV is now available in the Philippines called the Pre-exposure Prophylaxis pill or pREP. According to a report, the pREP pill has been proven to prevent HIV infection by
We needed to hear this.
Attention, coffee lovers! The results of this latest study may just be for you. According to an umbrella review (a collective review of analyses from previous studies) led by University of Southampton's public health specialist Robin Poole, drinking three or
There is no cure for poliomyelitis.
The Department of Health (DOH) declared a polio epidemic on Thursday, September 19, 2019, after confirming that a 3-year-old child from Lanao del Sur was diagnosed with the disease. The next day, a second case was confirmed from a 5-
Can you believe it's only the first of its kind?
Sex museums around the world are aplenty, including the Icelandic Phallological Museum which is devoted entirely to penises, but the first-ever vagina museum in the world is just opening this year. The Vagina Museum will open on November 16 at Camden
Lea opened up about dealing with weight during her 'Miss Saigon' days.
Lea Salonga opened up about her struggles with weight loss in a Facebook post on September 14.Lea shared, "I've struggled with my own weight for as long as I was old enough to go on a diet. I'm not
The dancer and musician called for more awareness, compassion, and empathy.
As we observed World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10, Gab Valenciano opened up about his own suicide attempts and called for more awareness, empathy, and compassion. He wrote on Instagram yesterday, "World Suicide Prevention Day isn't just a day where
'Even the doctors were saying hindi sila sure kung mapapagaling pa ako.'
It was a non-invasive medical procedure that was supposed to be safe.But something went wrong, and it put Moira Dela Torre's life in danger.Two months after her wedding to Jason Marvin Hernandez, Moira underwent rhinoplasty, commonly known
It's more prevalent than you think.
Living with scolio, or scoliosis, can be painful both physiologically and emotionally. This condition can impact your everyday comfort and range of activities; it can also affect your appearance and, as a result, your self-image or confidence levels.But what you
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
Bad leadership is good reason to jump ship.
There are bosses that you don't get along with, but you know aren't inherently bad; and then there are bosses that are just downright crazy: it's either they're bullies, or they sabotage your career
The actress shared that she used to be a slave to her anxiety.
Anxiety is a real thing and it can happen to anyone. In the past, celebrities have opened up about their struggles with anxiety, including Kiana Valenciano, who admitted in July 2018 that she struggled with anxiety and depression, and Sofia Andres who
She's made major lifestyle changes to battle her hypothyroidism.
Shaina Magdayao is feeling healthy "for the first time in years.""Something great is happening to my body!!!" the ABS-CBN actress wrote in her latest Instagram post.In 2017, Shaina spoke for the first time about her hypothyroidism or underactive thyroidism,
It shouldn't leave you with a big, visible scar.
Until you've actually had a cesarean section-or been in the room when someone else has undergone one-you don't really know much about it. It's not like there are lessons in school or anything, which
Sorry, no results were found for