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Disaster survivors’ mental health must not be ignored

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DESTROYED houses brought by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” in Tolosa, Leyte  FILE PHOTO

It is all well and good to look after the survivors’ physical health, but their mental health must not be ignored.

Posted: December 6th, 2013 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Preparing for storm surges

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It is appalling to see the death and devastation which the Supertyphoon “Yolanda” brought to Tacloban, Ormoc and several other areas in the country.

Posted: November 15th, 2013 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Monitoring treatment response is crucial in leukemia management

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MY 8-YEAR-OLD son was diagnosed with chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) in 2006. CML is a rare form of cancer in which the bone marrow makes too much abnormal white blood cells or leukemia cells. Eager to know more about the disease afflicting my son, I joined Touched By Max (TBM) Philippines. Established in 2006, TBM is a nonprofit support group for Filipino patients with CML and gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST), another rare type of cancer that usually develops in the stomach. To date TBM has 2,000 members, many are children with CML or GIST and their families.

Posted: November 15th, 2013 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

St. Luke’s Run for Wellness for Supertyphoon ‘Yolanda’ victims

In light of the tragedy caused by Supertyphoon “Yolanda,” St. Luke’s Medical Center calls on everyone to put on their running shoes to run and have charitable hearts to rebuild lives.

Posted: November 15th, 2013 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

International kids’ robotics tilt set Nov. 23

The robots of the future might as well be created by today’s kids.

Posted: November 15th, 2013 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

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