By Jocelyn R. Uy
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.”
By Charles E. Buban
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.
By Cesar D. Mangawang
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.
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.
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.