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Should small children be banned from watching all screens?

CANNES, FRANCE – Regulators and program makers are at odds over whether small children should be banned from watching television or using tablets and...

Orthorexia: When ‘healthy eating’ ends up making you sick

PARIS – People, it seems, have never been so afraid of their food – and, say some experts, an obsession with healthy eating may...

No more pricks and patches

UNLIKE conventional allergy tests known for being uncomfortable (patch and prick tests), Life Science’s Faber Allergy tests – “the most up-to-date and complete tool...

Universal Health Care 2030

OVER the next 13 years, countries will be in a race to end all forms of poverty by halting inequalities and ensuring that no...

Cebu provincial gov’t entices doctors to public service through residency training

THE CEBU PROVINCIAL board approved this week a resolution giving Gov. Hilario P. Davide III authority to sign an agreement with the Vicente Sotto...

CA rejects Ubial as DoH secretary

THE COMMISSION on Appointments (CA) on Tuesday, Oct. 10, rejected the appointment of Department of Health (DoH) Secretary Paulyn Jean Rosell-Ubial, making her the...

Using needles — not bullets — to solve the drug problem

By Pola Esguerra del Monte Multimedia Editor “You must remember that those who are already (using) shabu for almost one year, they are dead. They are...

Time out: Dangers of disrupting your body clock

PARIS -- Messing with your body’s clock is dangerous business, in fact it could make you sick -- or worse. The inner timekeeper dubbed the...

Skipping breakfast may double risk of hard arteries — study

MIAMI -- People who skip breakfast or eat poorly to start the day are twice as likely to develop hardened arteries, which can lead...

Cell phone use by expectant mothers not tied to brain problems...

PREGNANT WOMEN who use cell phones may be no more likely to have kids with brain development problems than expectant mothers who avoid mobile...