Latest COVID-19 cases emerge in Cuyo

Town mayor Mark Delos Reyes, in a phone interview with Palawan News on Saturday afternoon, said that the additional cases were all part of the returning local stranded arrivals on June 24.

US FDA authorizes marketing of IQOS as a Modified Risk Tobacco Product

The agency concluded that the available scientific evidence demonstrates that IQOS is expected to benefit the health of the population as a whole, taking into account both users of tobacco products and persons who do not currently use tobacco products.

Summary of COVID-19 patients in Palawan

Of the active cases, sixteen (16) are in Puerto Princesa, eight (8) are in Bataraza, three (3) are in Busuanga, two (2) are in Cuyo, two (2) are in Roxas, and one (1) is in Taytay.

Are you suffering from ‘acne mechanica’ because of your face mask?

Because of being required to wear face masks, especially for an extended amount of time, some people have experienced acne breakouts.

DOH eyes reduced quarantine days for recovered patients

In the televised Laging Handa briefing on Saturday, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said experts have found that a diagnosed person on the 10th day of illness no longer infect others.

Young tumor patient appeals for help from good Samaritans

His mother Magda said they thought that her 22-year-old son will get better because he was prescribed medicines that he is continuously taking after a series of doctor visits. Later, however, they were told that he needs to undergo surgery to remove the tumor.

DOH warns public vs. non-prescribed dexamethasone use

In a Covid-19 virtual presser, DOH Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said dexamethasone is a type of steroid medication indicated in the treatment of different conditions such as severe allergies, preterm labor, and as an adjunct in certain chemotherapy regimens.

Inclusion of mental health in socio-economic recovery plan sought

Rev. Fr. Eugene Elivera, chair of the PMHAI local chapter, said they have formalized their request through a letter sent on May 7.

PH to start soon clinical trials on Avigan

In a virtual public briefing, Department of Health (DOH) Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said the department is preparing for the clinical trial of Avigan, whose generic name is favipiravir, as it coordinates with the Japanese government for the supply of the drug.

Cleaning and pampering your hands with The Body Shop

Constantly washing our hands though comes at a price resulting in dry skin. Excessive washing can strip the hands of moisture leaving your skin feeling dry and tight.

Yamang Bukid offers ‘carabao’s milk’ to boost immune system

Our farm employees are volunteering to do FREE DELIVERY within the city proper of Puerto Princesa of this immune booster to your doorsteps when you order a minimum purchase of P1,350. For orders and inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact us!

Society should be open to discussing sex and sexuality: Roots of Health

Amina Evangelista-Swanepoel, founder and executive director of Roots of Health (also Ugat ng Kalusugan), said sexuality as a topic still remains "taboo" and unacceptable in the country despite the huge reproductive health problems it is facing, such as the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), a type of sexually transmitted infection (STI).

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