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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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  • Another defective MRT train slows down further trips between stations
  • Fertilizer fund scam witness open to tell all, share all with Ombudsman
  • Cebu experiences ‘worst flooding this year’
  • Repair work on 196-year-old bridge in Nueva Vizcaya stalled
  • Sports

  • Army whips Cagayan, nears crown
  • Batang Gilas rips Kazakhs, eyes 5th spot vs Japanese
  • Bombers try to boost Final 4 bid vs Generals
  • Donaire clashes with fellow WBA king Oct. 18
  • Early start key to success of future YOG bets–Go
  • Lifestyle

  • Drenching and donations–local celebs do it, too
  • Voting and the youth: Do we really care?
  • Two letters that spell ‘fashion’
  • The sound of our generation
  • What not to wear for your ice bucket challenge moment
  • Entertainment

  • Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt tie knot in secret French wedding
  • Good wishes from Heart’s friends
  • ‘MTV World’ show a pleasant surprise, even with less star power
  • Boyz II Men to serenade Manila in September
  • Magician David Blaine is coming to Manila
  • Business

  • Manila Water invests P3.9B in Clark unit
  • PSALM reduces selling price of 218-MW Angat hydro plant
  • Phinma unit seen to breach P1B mark
  • Philex gets government nod to resume Padcal operations
  • PH set to lead in healthcare management
  • Technology

  • Google tests using drones to deliver goods
  • DigiTech conference, Best of Anime to keep September busy
  • Bill vs techy intruders mistaken as anti-selfie bill
  • Hello Kitty shocker ‘s-purrs’ online outcry
  • Apple to unveil ‘iWatch’ on September 9–report
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, August 29, 2014
  • PH sports realities
  • A partnership with and for the poor
  • ‘Betty La Fea’
  • Behind Filipino (2)
  • Global Nation

  • Philippine man sentenced to death in Vietnam
  • Filipino peacekeepers won’t surrender weapons–military
  • 81 Filipino peacekeepers in standoff with Syrian rebels ‘doing fine’
  • Unicef, DBM ink pact on gov’t monitoring and evaluation systems
  • Aquino urges China to help ease tension in disputed seas
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