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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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Human embryonic stem cells can become any cell in the body. AFP FILE PHOTO

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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  • Hong Kong protesters reject demands to end rallies
  • Facebook clue for lifestyle check on cops in C. Visayas
  • Animal torture tied to online racket
  • PNP chief buys P4M Prado for P1.5M
  • SC stops activities in Mt. Santo Tomas forest
  • Sports

  • Boxers assure PH of at least 3 more bronzes in Asian Games
  • Everything came apart for Gilas in loss to Qatar, says Chot Reyes
  • Be circumspect and focused, Abap urges Asian Games boxing judges
  • Inspired Nishikori ready for London ATP final
  • Asian Games: Malaysian gold medal winner expelled for doping
  • Lifestyle

  • Milo Naval’s Binalot Chair
  • If these stones could talk
  • Restaurant guide reveals winners in first ‘Best of Awards’
  • Consumers can expect more energy-efficient ‘tools’
  • Chalk it up
  • Entertainment

  • Coco Martin ‘extremely sorry’ for anti-women act in ‘The Naked Truth’
  • Jason Mraz returns for Nov. 27 gig at Smart Araneta Coliseum
  • Fabio Ide admits fathering a child from ‘casual encounter’
  • Jake Ejercito: Andi still my greatest love
  • ‘Dementia’: Into the dark, racking realm of paranoia
  • Business

  • BSP downplays impact of peso slide
  • BCDA to appeal SC ruling on sale of Bonifacio lot
  • Biz Buzz: Dogged DOTC
  • Marriage: Who owns what?
  • Palace mulls over plans to invest in local auto industry
  • Technology

  • Netizens blast sexy model for using cop connection to beat traffic violation
  • Palace backs prepaid SIM registration
  • Man, wife behind ‘crush’ videos get life sentence
  • Turkey’s president dismisses new iPhone: ‘Same as the last’
  • China busts smugglers of iPhone 6 in Shanghai
  • Opinion

  • Gone to the dogs
  • Sour grapes
  • Pendulum swing
  • Occupy Central
  • Ejercito: Will the 4-day work week work?
  • Global Nation

  • Crowd, not ISIS, seen as ‘threat’ to Pope visit, says Catapang
  • PH won’t send health workers to Ebola-hit countries…for now
  • Banned ‘child flu medicine’ in US now in Manila store shelves
  • Del Rosario sounds alarm vs China’s ‘dangerous, reckless, forceful activities’
  • OFWs in Hong Kong told to stay away from protests
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