Monthly Archive:: September 2016

Study says: Painkillers linked to heart failure

Recent study says that prescription and non-prescription painkillers are associated with an increased risk of hospital admission for heart failure. The drugs in question are so-called NSAIDs, or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, including several known as COX-2 inhibitors. Many are among the most …

Miriam Santiago succumbs to cancer at 71

Miriam Santiago succumbs to cancer at 71 years old. Atty. Jun Santiago , husband of former senator Miriam Santiago has confirmed that the senator passed away  this morning. The senator was confined t the St. Luke's Medical Center in Bonifacio Global City. "She died peacefully …

DOH urges public to have free Zika test

The Department of Health is urging the public to avail free Zika test in health centers or hospitals if they feel any of the Zika virus symptoms. Those who are experiencing fever, conjunctivitis, joint pains, and rashes, symptoms which are commonly displayed …

Pregnant woman infected with Zika virus

Disturbing news has been reported by the Department of Health (DOH) on Monday as a pregnant woman infected with Zika virus was confirmed in Cebu. The infection is indeed alarming as a pregnant woman infected with Zika can threaten unborn babies. …