Cebu PB passes ordinance giving free medical care to poor parents, kids

June 24, 2015 10:19 am· Comments Off on Cebu PB passes ordinance giving free medical care to poor parents, kids 

CEBU CITY, June 23 — The Cebu Provincial Board (PB) has passed an ordinance giving free medical care to poor parents with children six years old and below in all provincial and district hospitals.

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Army conducts breast cancer seminar

June 24, 2015 10:19 am· Comments Off on Army conducts breast cancer seminar 

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 23 – The army’s 4th Infantry Division here on Tuesday conducts a seminar on how to prevent breast cancer in line with the theme: “A Strong Family, A Strong Philippine Army”.

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Diabetes medication reduces dementia risk

June 24, 2015 10:19 am· Comments Off on Diabetes medication reduces dementia risk 

BERLIN, June 24 — Treating people with type 2 diabetes, also known as "age-related diabetes", with antidiabetics reduces their risk for Alzheimer's and other types of dementia, said German researchers on Tuesday.

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New method helps doctors diagnose esophageal cancer in minutes

June 24, 2015 10:19 am· Comments Off on New method helps doctors diagnose esophageal cancer in minutes 

LONDON, June 24 — A newly developed breath test can help doctors diagnose the early signs of esophageal and gastric cancer in minutes, according to a report released Tuesday by the Imperial College London.

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Researchers find out why adolescents more impatient than adults

June 24, 2015 10:19 am· Comments Off on Researchers find out why adolescents more impatient than adults 

BERLIN, June 24 — When faced with question whether to have 20 euros (USD 22) now or 50 euros in a month, adolescents often yield to the impulse to take the immediate reward rather than waiting for the bigger one, said a study of Max Planck Institute for Human Development on Tuesday.

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Roundup: Cholera outbreak brings more pain, sufferings to S. Sudanese

June 24, 2015 10:19 am· Comments Off on Roundup: Cholera outbreak brings more pain, sufferings to S. Sudanese 

KHARTOUM, June 23 (Xinhua) — The recent outbreak of cholera has increased pain and sufferings of South Sudanese who have already been struggling with tough humanitarian conditions because of the escalating violence in the country.

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Int'l aid delivered to Yemen to cope with health crisis

June 24, 2015 10:19 am· Comments Off on Int'l aid delivered to Yemen to cope with health crisis 

UNITED NATIONS, June 24 — The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported that health kits, IV fluids and other essential medicines have been delivered to health facilities in four governorates in Yemen in the past week, for the treatment of more than 438,000 people, including treatment of patients with dengue fever, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters here Tuesday.

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MERS infections in S. Korea rise to 179 with 4 more cases

June 24, 2015 10:19 am· Comments Off on MERS infections in S. Korea rise to 179 with 4 more cases 

SEOUL, June 24 — Infection with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in South Korea increased to 179 Wednesday as four more cases were added, the health ministry said.

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Oscar-winning composer James Horner dies in plane crash

June 24, 2015 10:15 am· Comments Off on Oscar-winning composer James Horner dies in plane crash 

MOSCOW, June 23 — James Horner, a famous U.S. film composer who won Oscars for his score for "Titanic" died on Monday aged 61 in a small-plane crash near Santa Barbara, the composer’s assistant confirmed early Tuesday.

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San Sebastian now a rookie laden team for 91st NCAA season

June 24, 2015 10:15 am· Comments Off on San Sebastian now a rookie laden team for 91st NCAA season 

MANILA,June 23 — San Sebastian College along Recto Ave. is starting its rebuilding process by bringing in a brand new coach and a different outlook.

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