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Note to summer swimmers

by Henrylito D. Tacio It was a warm Sunday morning in Davao City. Five-year-old Jane was swimming with other kids near the seashore. No adults...

HIV, AIDs, & the workplace

Two years ago, in 2015, while undergoing treatment for tuberculosis (TB), 36-year-old “Kevin” was diagnosed as positive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).  A call center...

The war against colorectal cancer

In this month of March, the world celebrates Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. This campaign was first launched in 1999 in the United States to...

The Medical City, Maxicare Partner for “TMC Partner Care”

The Medical City (TMC) and Maxicare Healthcare Corporation (Maxicare), both recognized leaders in the medical services industry, launched today a first-of-its-kind healthcare plan that...

Organ donation: a second chance at life

He is one doctor who advocates for organ donation from cadavers and from those declared brain-dead. Dr. Franklin B. Guillano, Davao’s top nephrologist, holds the...

Eat right this Christmas season

Some say that holiday eating in December is a marathon.  In colder chimes, there are the office parties, dinners with friends, and family gatherings...

Patient in the picture: Leveling up the battle vs cancer

Cancer” is a scary word, one of the scariest in the world. According to Roche Pharmaceuticals regional medical leader for oncology Dr. Sivabalan Sivanesan, PhD,...

Diabetes: A taste for sweets that’s so deadly

With an infected toe, Rommel Barro went to see a doctor in one of the largest hospitals in Davao City. He was totally unprepared for...
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102-year-old school in Sorsogon gets new SM school building

Living up to its commitment in providing support for its host communities in grassroots areas, SM Prime Holdings (SMPH), through SM Foundation...