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Taiwan food imports with ‘gutter oil’ recalled

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SCREENGRAB from www.fda.gov.ph

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that importers and distributors have agreed to pull out from the domestic market food items that were sourced from Taiwanese companies that are believed to have purchased oil products tainted with recycled waste oil or “gutter oil.”

Posted: September 18th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Immunization drive targets 95% of children nationwide

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Health Secretary Enrique Ona. FILE PHOTO

With recently hired 11,000 nurses added to beef up the present number of health professionals manning government-run health hospitals and centers, the Department of Health (DOH) is confident that the target 95 percent coverage is very achievable after the conclusion of the National Immunization Program this month.

Posted: September 6th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Diabetes care leader never compromises on quality

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AERIAL view of Novo Nordisk’s site Kalundborg

A guided tour of the Danish production facilities in Kalundborg—the world’s largest sustainable insulin factory—was arranged for approximately 50 journalists from 21 IO countries. Represented in the IO press visit were Algeria, Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Ukraine, Venezuela and Qatar.

Posted: September 6th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Healthy lifestyle keeps fatty liver away

About four years ago, 32 year-old bank executive John Michael Tang was rushed to the hospital due to burning fever, vomiting and loss of appetite. He was diagnosed to have fatty liver.

Posted: September 6th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

E-cigarettes should be banned for minors – US heart association

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E-cigarettes should be subject to the same regulations as cigarettes and should not be sold to minors, the American Heart Association (AHA) said in new policy guidelines out Monday.

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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