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What would world look like with no legal tobacco industry?

Even as the World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is commemorated, cigarette manufacturer British American Tobacco (BAT) urges the public to imagine what the world would be like if the legal tobacco industry was forced out of existence.   Every year on May 31, the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners mark WNTD to highlight the [...]

Posted: May 30th, 2013 in Inquirer Features | Read More »

DOH issues stem cell guidelines

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The Department of Health on Wednesday released the implementing rules and regulations that will cover stem cell and cell-based therapy to prevent abuses and dubious practices.

Posted: March 20th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Science and Health | Read More »

People warned against ‘voodoo’ cancer cures

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Cancer experts and the government on Wednesday warned the public against herbal supplements that are advertised as cures for cancer, saying these were “voodoo medicine.”

Posted: January 17th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Science and Health | Read More »

DOH to distribute P500M worth of pills, condoms

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The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday said it would be distributing this year some P500 million worth of contraceptives, including condoms and birth control pills, as part of its renewed effort to reduce the rising maternal mortality rate (MMR) in the country.

Posted: June 19th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories,Science and Health | Read More »

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