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Tobacco firm’s tax can help save sick indigent — DoH

THE Department of Health (DoH) has appealed to Congress and the executive branch to compel Mighty Corporation to pay its tax obligation amounting to billions, so that the money could be used for medical services for indigent people suffering from illnesses caused by inhaling tobacco smoke. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle ||…

Plastic surgery clinic ipinasara ng Mandaluyong LGU

Pansamantalang ipinasara ng city government ang plastic surgery clinic sa Mandaluyong City kung saan nasawi ang isang negosyante matapos sumailalim sa tatlong aesthetic procedures. Ito ay bunsod ng kakulangan ng permit at mga kwestiyon sa kanilang business practices. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Ayon kay Mandaluyong City legal counsel Jeffrey…
  • Published in Metro

High prices of medicines

IF many sick Filipinos, notably the poor, still seek the help of faith healers and quack doctors, blame it on the high prices of medicines in this graft-prone Southeast Asian nation. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Note that the costs of medicines are much higher in the Philippines than in…

Step up regulation vs beauty clinics

The fate suffered by Shiryl Saturnino in the hands of ‘beauty doctors’ should serve as a reminder that all surgical procedures could be life threatening and that they should be performed only by qualified, certified and highly-skilled practitioners of medicine. There is a misconception that surgical operations in beauty clinics…
  • Published in Opinion
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