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$1,000 pill now hepatitis C treatment of choice

This undated handout photo provided by Gilead Sciences shows the Hepatitis-C medication Sovaldi.  AP

A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease that affects more than 3 million Americans.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories,Science and Health | Read More »

Universal healthcare program a powerful social equalizer

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Philhealth (digital)

A man knocks at the door of a loan shark because his wife is scheduled for the pricey C-section. Such a telenovela scene is not very far-fetched, and it could even be the case for the 100-millionth Filipino, born tomorrow.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos,Science and Health | Read More »

Losing weight through Lap-Band procedure for better health, lifestyle

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Losing weight is a big challenge—nearly an obsession—for a lot of people who are so hung up on becoming thin.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Don’t take chances in treating premature ejaculation

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Unless a scientifically-proven and expert-recommended medication is available, treating premature ejaculation (PE) can become a “trial and error” affair.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

The looming HIV pandemic

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Spread of the human immune deficiency (HIV) virus may not be reaching critical proportions yet, but the rate of spread in the Philippines is such that if the trend continues, there’ll come a time in the foreseeable future when it may have to be declared an epidemic.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

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