DOH XIII releases MERS-CoV 'Advisory' to public

June 16, 2015 10:50 am· Comments Off on DOH XIII releases MERS-CoV 'Advisory' to public 

BUTUAN CITY, June 15 — The Department of Health Regional Office XIII in a press forum held at the health regional directors office here, released the most recent health advisory to the public regarding the Middle East Respiratory Syndorme-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) in the dialect through the tri-media.

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More Belgian teens seeking help for cannabis use

June 16, 2015 10:50 am· Comments Off on More Belgian teens seeking help for cannabis use 

BRUSSELS, June 15 — Increasing numbers of Belgian teenagers are seeking help for cannabis use, De Standaard reported on Monday.

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30 cleft lip, cleft palate patients benefit from Pampanga’s ‘Nanay Smile Program’

June 16, 2015 10:50 am· Comments Off on 30 cleft lip, cleft palate patients benefit from Pampanga’s ‘Nanay Smile Program’ 

BACOLOR, Pampanga, June 15 — With the support of Operation Smile and other volunteers, the provincial government’s “Nanay Smile Program” kicked-off on Monday at Ricardo P. Rodriguez Memorial Hospital Extension in this town, benefiting 30 cleft lip and cleft palate patients who underwent successful surgical treatment.

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China delivers 200 sets of ultrasound machines to Cambodian hospitals

June 16, 2015 10:50 am· Comments Off on China delivers 200 sets of ultrasound machines to Cambodian hospitals 

PHNOM PENH, June 15 — The Chinese government on Monday provided 200 sets of ultrasound machines to Cambodia in order to contribute to the improvement of the country's health quality and services.

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Mixed results for Sweden in int'l healthcare survey

June 16, 2015 10:50 am· Comments Off on Mixed results for Sweden in int'l healthcare survey 

STOCKHOLM, June 16 — Sweden excels in medical results, but falls short on service provision and patient empowerment, according to a report presented Monday by the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions.

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Skyrocketing drug prices leave sick U.S. patients without medicine

June 16, 2015 10:50 am· Comments Off on Skyrocketing drug prices leave sick U.S. patients without medicine 

MOSCOW, June 16 — Astronomical prices on precision medications are leaving treatment out of reach for much of the U.S. population. It is often said that treatment for cancer and other serious illnesses is a pathway to poverty, but it isn’t only the patients who are paying big pharma.

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South Korea MERS death toll climbs to 19

June 16, 2015 10:50 am· Comments Off on South Korea MERS death toll climbs to 19 

TOKYO, June 16 — The death toll from an outbreak of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in South Korea has risen to 19, the country’s Health Ministry said Tuesday.

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Lorenzo wins Catalonia MotoGP to make it 4 in a row

June 16, 2015 10:46 am· Comments Off on Lorenzo wins Catalonia MotoGP to make it 4 in a row 

MADRID, June 15 — Jorge Lorenzo won the Catalonia Grand Prix in Barcelona on Sunday to claim his fourth consecutive win in a row in Moto GP.

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Erco, Leylam make finals after fight-marred Aboitiz Cup men's open semifinals

June 16, 2015 10:46 am· Comments Off on Erco, Leylam make finals after fight-marred Aboitiz Cup men's open semifinals 

CEBU CITY, June 15 — The Aboitiz Cup, which has to deal with the fallout of a brawl involving spectators and players 18 months ago, was marred anew by a fight, this time in the men's open division last Sunday at the Cebu City Sports Center.

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Pregnant triathlete defends crown in Tabuelan triathlon

June 16, 2015 10:46 am· Comments Off on Pregnant triathlete defends crown in Tabuelan triathlon 

CEBU CITY, June 15 — An eight-week pregnant Lorhiz Echavez-Lopez defended her crown, while Jorry Ycong won the men's division in the 2015 Tabuelan Triathlon Sunday at the Maravilla Beach Resort in Tabuelan town in northwestern Cebu.

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