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Thousands die of cardiac arrest because witnesses do not know CPR, say doctors

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Put your hands to good use, learn basic CPR and save lives.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Per-stick cigarette buyers need to see warnings too’

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New packs of cigarettes displaying pictorial health warnings are arranged on the counter by a shop attendant for photographers at a convenience store in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, June 24, 2014. Tobacco companies on Tuesday largely snubbed an Indonesian law requiring them to put graphic photo warnings on all cigarette packs being sold, marking another setback in a country that's home to the world's highest rate of men smokers and a wild, wild west of advertising.  AP

What about smokers who buy their cigarettes by the stick? An antismoking group has urged local government units to pass ordinances in their respective areas requiring cigarette points of sale, including sari-sari stores, to put up graphic warning posters in an effort to deter smokers from buying that next stick.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

PH adopting US testing, disease control methods on Ebola

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The Philippines has firmed up its defenses against the deadly Ebola virus, adopting the latest testing and infection control protocol from the United States’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Posted: October 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Pacquiao knocked out: Age does matter if running as Binay’s veep

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Age does matter—especially if you are running for public office.

Posted: October 8th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Batches of Visine eye drops ordered pulled out

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Visine. Photo by MorePix/ http://en.wikipedia.org

The Food and Drug Administration announced Friday that specific batches of the eye drops Visine were being pulled out from the market after the Italian Medicines Agency stated that the manufacturer of an active ingredient in the product did not comply with good production practice.

Posted: October 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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