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Ebola Scare: Stay informed but don’t panic

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Rapid air travel and the fact that the development of observable symptoms appear days or even weeks after exposure have increased the potential for international transmission of contagious and often deadly diseases like the Ebola hemorrhagic fever.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Healthy schools prevent lifestyle diseases

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The World Health Organization estimates that NCDs (noncommunicable diseases such as cancer and those affecting the cardiovascular system) account for up to 35 million deaths worldwide every year, or up to 60 percent of all deaths annually.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

PSMID and Pfizer: Threat of antibiotic-resistant bacteria must be addressed

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JASPER Franquelli, a kidney transplant patient who had  MRSA due to his immunocompromised state but survived    photo by RODEL ROTONI

When Pfizer Philippines employee Jasper Franquelli, 40, got his toe scratched at his house’s gate in August 2012, little did he know that the wound it caused would develop into methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Snoring, heart disease and sudden death

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We saw two patients recently in our clinic, both with problematic cardiovascular ailments. The first one was a 48-year-old overweight mechanic whose blood pressure remained high despite four antihypertensive medicines he was taking at supposedly optimal doses. His family physician was already at his wit’s end and ran out of options to control his blood pressure

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Primaries provides access to ‘affordable premium’

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When Rockwell Center was envisioned nearly two decades ago, it was anchored on providing quality living for the high-end market. Rockwell president and CEO Nestor Padilla recalled how establishing the “self-contained community” back then was a risk no one else dared touch.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

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