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Heart related illness on the rise in Manila

Heart related illness on the rise in Manila

MANILA health officials expressed alarm over the rising cases of heart-related illness among individuals in their 30’s Dr. Leonora Pascual, Ospital ng Sampaloc officer-in-charge, said there is a noticeable increases in cases of heart problems even among those who are young. “On the average, about three to five heart patients come to us every week, some of them on emergency […]

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Not all lucky charms do good things.

Not all lucky charms do good things.

THE Ecowaste Coalition, an environmental group, warned that some monkey figurines sold in Quiapo, Manila as “lucky charms” were found to have high levels of lead, a highly toxic chemical , making it unsafe especially for children. The group came up with the conclusion after subjecting to chemicals screening, using a portable X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) device, five monkey figurines it […]

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Reward for the capture of a serial cat killer

Reward for the capture of a serial cat killer

  THE People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Asia on Tuesday offered a reward of up to P50,000 (around US$1,086) for any information leading to the arrest of a suspected “serial cat killer” in Dasmariñas Village, one of the famous enclaves of the Philippines’ rich and famous in Makati City. The group said at least 12 community cats […]

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