ASIDE from completing a physical checkup, Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is also checking on the overall health of his slate ahead of the March 29 campaign schedule. While results of his checkup have yet to be disclosed, Rama said he’s been checking up on former councilor Sylvan Jakosalem who was again admitted to the [...]
The bullet lodged in the head of Asst. City Prosecutor Ma. Theresa Casiño was removed yesterday in an operation that lasted about three hours.
By DJ Yap
A 10-foot crocodile with a wide gash near its belly was flown from its home in Indanan, Sulu, to Manila aboard a C-130 Philippine Air Force cargo plane to be treated for its injury.
By Ian James
Hugo Chavez has suffered “new complications” following his cancer surgery in Cuba, his vice president said Sunday, describing the Venezuelan leader’s condition as delicate.
By Alexandra Olson
, Peter Orsi
Bolivian President Evo Morales made a lightning trip this weekend to Havana where ally Hugo Chavez is convalescing after cancer surgery, but was mostly silent Monday on the details of his trip or even whether he met with the ailing Venezuelan leader.
Over a hundred indigent children with cleft lip and palate will benefit from this year’s 15th annual Operation Smile that kicked off yesterday at the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center St. Arnold Janssen Trauma Center.
By Juan Escandor Jr.
It all started 30 years ago. A woman asked Dr. William “Bill” Magee to return to Naga City even if her child was not among those operated on by his team of medical volunteers, and gave him a basket of bananas.
By Carine M. Asutilla
A dog believed to be a victim of abuse underwent facial surgery to repair its disfigured face. It took an eight-man team of veterinary surgeons four hours to attach the dog’s nose, hard palette and skin. The Aspin (Asong Pinoy) they named Kenneth was found by a traysikad driver in Talisay City more than two [...]
By Julie S. Alipala
Kabang, the female Aspin dog who lost her upper snout when hit by a motorcycle while saving the lives of two girls, will be staying in Manila for two weeks for a stem cell treatment before further surgery in the United States.
By Philip Chua
Vision correction or refractive surgery is an operation on the eyes to correct error of refraction, like nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism, to eliminate the use of prescription eyeglasses or contact lenses.
By Kelli Kennedy
A woman posing as a physician was arrested Thursday and charged in the death of a woman who died after authorities said her body was pumped with unknown toxic substances during a buttocks-enhancement surgery.
A two-year-old girl in this town has been suffering from a huge lump on her face, and her parents are appealing to Good Samaritans for help to allow the girl to undergo surgery.
By Rhea Ruth V. Rosell
A 13-year-old girl from Naga City, Cebu, stands a good chance of leading a full life without the hole in her heart that could end it prematurely.