Things to Know When Donating Blood

Not all blood types can be transferred to one person. It is important to know what your blood type is and what you can do if you need a transfusion.  Blood Type Donation 101:  There are four blood types according to the ABO blood group system. These are Type A, B, AB and O. The […]

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What is Scoliosis?

Scoliosis is an abnormal sideways curvature in the spine. It is often diagnosed in adolescents since it’s the time when the growth spurt happens. Most of the cases are mild, but some curves may worsen as children grow. While scoliosis can occur in people with certain conditions, the cause of most childhood cases is unknown.   […]

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Dengue: What to do once you have it

Many areas in the Philippines are targeted by mosquitoes, especially those surrounded by still water or stagnant water. Coincidentally, some of the mosquitoes in our country carry dangerous diseases. Dengue is one of the main diseases they cause. Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease that is endemic in 100 countries, commonly in Tropical and Sub-tropical […]

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Prostate 101: When should I see a doctor?

Many people are not sure what the prostate is, what it does, or when to consult a doctor if they think they have a problem. Information is the best tool you have in dealing with this aspect of men’s health. What is Prostate? The Prostate is a walnut-shaped gland that lies at the bottom of […]

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