Quezon to implement two new programs on health by next year

October 29, 2014 9:23 am· Comments Off on Quezon to implement two new programs on health by next year 

By Belinda M. Otordoz

LUCENA CITY, Quezon Oct 28 (PNA) – Governor David “Jay-Jay” Suarez and the provincial government of Quezon intend to implement next year two new programs concerning health and livelihood of their constituents.

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Negros Occidental forms body to address infectious disease prevention, control

October 29, 2014 9:23 am· Comments Off on Negros Occidental forms body to address infectious disease prevention, control 

BACOLOD CITY, Oct. 28 — The Negros Occidental Provincial Infectious Disease Action and Control Committee (PIDACC) was formed Monday to coordinate inter-agency collaboration on the prevention and control of infectious diseases, particularly the Ebola virus disease (EVD).

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Second U.S. nurse with Ebola to be released from hospital

October 29, 2014 9:23 am· Comments Off on Second U.S. nurse with Ebola to be released from hospital 

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 — A second U.S. nurse diagnosed with Ebola while caring for a patient from Liberia is now free of the disease and will leave Emory University Hospital in Atlanta soon, the hospital said Tuesday.

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WHO welcomes approval of Ebola vaccine trial in Switzerland

October 29, 2014 9:23 am· Comments Off on WHO welcomes approval of Ebola vaccine trial in Switzerland 

GENEVA, Oct. 29 — The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday welcomed the approval of a Swiss regulatory authority for a trial with an experimental Ebola vaccine at the Lausanne University Hospital.

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World Bank to support Kenyan volunteers in Ebola-hit West Africa

October 29, 2014 9:23 am· Comments Off on World Bank to support Kenyan volunteers in Ebola-hit West Africa 

NAIROBI, Oct. 29 — The World Bank will offer financial support to Kenyans who have volunteered to travel to Ebola-hit West Africa countries to tackle the virus, a visiting World Bank top official said on Tuesday.

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Ultra high-field MRI scans show language centers in brain more accurately: Austrian study

October 29, 2014 9:23 am· Comments Off on Ultra high-field MRI scans show language centers in brain more accurately: Austrian study 

VIENNA, Oct. 29 — A study from the Medical University of Vienna has for the first time shown how 7-Tesla ultra high-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can be used to more clearly show the brain areas responsible for speech processing and production.

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I am sorry, won't do it again: Sarita to AIBA

October 29, 2014 9:20 am· Comments Off on I am sorry, won't do it again: Sarita to AIBA 

NEW Delhi, Oct. 28 — A remorseful L Sarita Devi has pleaded with the International Boxing Association (AIBA) to lift the provisional suspension imposed on her for refusing to accept her bronze medal in the Asiad, saying that she deeply regrets her outburst on the podium and would never repeat it. (PNA/PTI)

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Over 5,000 delegates begin Palarong Panlalawigan in Palawan

October 29, 2014 9:20 am· Comments Off on Over 5,000 delegates begin Palarong Panlalawigan in Palawan 

By Celeste Anna R. Formoso

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Oct. 28 (PNA) — Governor Jose Alvarez stressed over the weekend “respect for sportsmanship, fairness, ethics and a sense of fellowship” to over 5,000 delegates present at the colorful opening of the Palarong Panlalawigan in the southern Palawan town of Narra.

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Singer Taylor Swift prefers traveling over dating

October 29, 2014 9:20 am· Comments Off on Singer Taylor Swift prefers traveling over dating 

London, Oct. 28 — Singer Taylor Swift says she would rather travel across the world than date a guy.

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Cebu-led Visayas team loses overall title anew to NCR in Milo Little Olympics national finals

October 29, 2014 9:20 am· Comments Off on Cebu-led Visayas team loses overall title anew to NCR in Milo Little Olympics national finals 

CEBU CITY, Oct. 28 — The Cebuano-led Visayas team set out to stop the National Capital Region (NCR) from claiming a third straight overall title and the Perpetual Trophy in the Milo Little Olympics, but the team fell short, losing the crown anew over the weekend in Marikina City.

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