Category: Health

Iloilo farmers warned vs. leptospirosis

ILOILO CITY — Farmers in Iloilo province, especially those who have open wounds, should avoid exposure to contaminated water to prevent being infected with leptospirosis. This was the reminder of Dr. Patricia Grace Trabado, chief...

More than 900 new HIV cases recorded in April

MANILA — More than 900 newly-diagnosed cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) were recorded in the month of April. “There were 924 new HIV anti-body sero-positive individuals reported to the April 2018 HIV/AIDS Registry of...

Experts: Suicide can be prevented

Dorothy Paugh, a suicide prevention advocate, lost her father and her son to suicide. More people are committing suicide than ever before, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control reports, but suicide isn’t uniquely an...