Category: Health

Health: Paalala ukol sa MERS-CoV from the DOH

Ano ang MERS-CoV? Ang Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) ay isang viral respiratory illness. It is caused by a coronavirus, a large family of viruses, from the common cold to servere acute respiratory syndrome o SARS. However, MERS-CoV is…

Huwag bumili o kumain ng apples na ito:

by Dr Willie Ong  May imported apples mula sa California ang konektado sa pagkamatay ng 7 tao.  Ang tatak nito ay GALA at GRANNY SMITH apples. Sa Amerika ay pinapa-recall o inaalis na ito sa kanilang merkado. Pero sa Pilipinas ay binebenta…

Health: Ebola: alamin at iwasan

Mainit na usapin ngayon ang nakahahawa at nakamamatay na Ebola o Ebola Virus Disease o Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever.  Sa record ng World Health Organization, as of November 2014, mahigit 5,000 na ang namatay dahil dito, karamihan mula sa Guinea, Liberia,…

Health: Depression and humor: the hidden struggle

“The higher you climb, the harder you fall.” Kung gaano ka kasaya, ganun ka rin magiging kalungkot. This seems to have been the most logical explanation why comedian Robin Williams ended his life, in spite of his bubbly and sunny…

Health: PhilHealth upgrades TB treatment package

Minda stopped working temporarily as a clerk sa city hall after she was diagnosed with tuberculosis or TB. Hindi niya alam kung saan niya posibleng nakuha ito, gayung wala namang may TB sa family or office niya. “Sa dami na…