| DoH: 13 percent reduction in the number of fireworks related injuries |
Manila Bulletin Sat, 31 Dec 2011 23:03 PM PST
MANILA, Philippines â" The Department of Health (DoH) reported a 13 percent reduction in the number of injuries owing to fireworks at a total of 476. But health authorities admitted dissatisfaction over the low decline in the number of injuries as they expressed hope that it could still decline up to 30 percent within the week. Â Â Out of the total figure, 454 were fireworks-related, 18 were stray ...
| OSUâs top-notch health benefits save lives |
The Lantern Sat, 31 Dec 2011 22:53 PM PST
This letter is from another staff person at Ohio State with over 16 years of experience working at this great university and working at approximately the same salary range as Suzanne Nelson.
| DOH: Fireworks injuries drop, but New Year smog and stray bullets can kill too |
GMA News Sat, 31 Dec 2011 22:46 PM PST
Health authorities on Sunday recorded a 13-percent drop in the number of firecracker-related incidents during the 2012 New Year revelry. But Health Secretary Enrique Ona expressed concern over the smog on New Year's day and the number of injuries from stray bullets. The thick air pollution left by fireworks led to flight cancellations in Manila, including those coming from Boracay, and threaten ...
| WHO concerned by mutant bird flu |
Khaleej Times Sat, 31 Dec 2011 22:30 PM PST
The World Health Organization (WHO) said it was âdeeply concernedâ about research into whether the H5N1 flu virus could be made more transmissible between humans after mutant strains were produced in labs.
| The Mindanao Examiner |
Mindanao Examiner Sat, 31 Dec 2011 22:26 PM PST
ZAMBOANGA CITY (Mindanao Examiner / Jan. 1, 2011) - The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) and the LPG Marketersâ Association (LPG-MA) have both agreed to use a portion of the party-list groupâs Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) to subsidize the annual premiums of indigent families for the next two years.
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