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Avoid stress by shopping, partying early — DOH


Do your Christmas shopping early. Plan your parties and get-togethers way ahead of time. And make sure you get enough sleep amid all the holiday hustle and bustle.

Posted: November 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

When to wear protective gear

Health workers in protective gear carry the body of a person suspected to have died from Ebola on the street of Monrovia, Liberia. AP FILE PHOTO

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday reiterated the protocol on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) for health workers dealing with patients suspected to have Ebola, saying that they are required when in close contact with a person displaying symptoms of the virus and should only be worn by trained people.

Posted: November 21st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Senators want to teach health chief a lesson: Wear protective gear

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Would she shake hands with acting Health Secretary Janette Garin when she appears in the Senate on Monday? “Good question,” Sen. Pia Cayetano said, chuckling.

Posted: November 20th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Which vaccine is better?

Enrique Ona: Still health secretary. INQUIRER file photo

MANILA, Philippines–Which antipneumonia shot is really better?   An economic analysis of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine 10 (PCV 10) and its more pricey version, the PCV 13, has shown that the latter helped avert an estimated 63,000 more cases of pneumococcal diseases than the former in 2012.   The PCV 13 also prevented 495 more […]

Posted: November 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Comelec presses Congress on 2016 presidential debate


The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is urging legislators to consider passing this early a bill creating a Presidential Debate Commission in time for the May 2016 polls.

Posted: November 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »