Tag Archives: Health

Only 4 strains of dengue virus recorded in the Philippines

There are only 4 strains of dengue virus recorded in the Philippines. DOH clarifies that there are no mutant strains being monitored or recorded. DOH clarifies that there are no mutant strains of dengue virus being monitored or reported in the Philippines. Among the 4 recorded dengue strains, DENV-3 is the predominant strain in the country this year.… Read More »

Back to bakUNA (una sa lahat, bakuna)

  Join free vaccination from July to September 2019 with the public school. This month from July to September 2019 the DOH with DepEd will resume and encourage all parents, teachers and local governments to participate in free immunization of students in public schools. Kindergarten to grade 7: Measles vaccine Grade 1 and Grade 7: Diphtheria Vaccine Makiisa… Read More »

Vaping Banned in Philippines Public Places

Vaping and e-cigarettes are now covered by the public smoking ban, based on an Administrative order of the Department of Health. Vaping in the Philippines became popular because of scientific evidence has unequivocally established that tobacco consumption and exposure to tobacco smoke causes death, disease and disability, lead to devastating health, social, economic and environmental consequences, and places… Read More »

Is it true that rain will make you ill?

  Is it true that getting wet from the rain will make you ill? Your elders, mother, father, and other relatives always remind you to stay away from the rain because it can cause cough, colds, fever, and diarrhea. But is it true? In the “Good News” program of the GMA Network, Dr.Edwin Bien explains that it is not… Read More »

Aratiles Health Benefits

  What are the Aratiles Health Benefits if Any? Many Filipinos asked this question because of a 16 years  old Filipino scientist discovers  a potential diabetes cure in Aratiles.(@gmanews) Aratiles in English is known as Jamaican Cherry, Calabur Tree or Ornamental Tree. So Aratiles is a tree and not a fruit as many believe. The fruits of an… Read More »