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Mandatory car seats for kids pushed

Mandatory car seats for kids pushed

Published July 16, 2017, 4:09 PM By Chito Chavez A law that would strictly make car restraint seats mandatory on all private vehicles in the country could protect thousands of children from injuries and death during road mishaps. House of Representatives (Michael Varcas / Manila Bulletin File Photo) Records from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) disclosed […]

Youth warned vs using e-cigars

July 4, 2017 | Filed under: Health | Posted by: Tempo Online By: Charina Clarisse L. Echaluce, Chito A. Chavez A laryngeal cancer survivor who heads an anti-tobacco use group has warned the youth on the harmful effects of e-cigarettes or vaping products which are being promoted as a safe replacement for regular cigarettes. Emer […]

Health risks linked to e-cigarettes, ...

Published June 30, 2017, 10:00 PM by Charina Clarisse Echaluce The public was warned yesterday of the dire health risks of using e-cigarettes and vaping products to avoid putting their health at risk. Emer Rojas, president of the anti-smoking group New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP), who started smoking at 17 and stopped after […]

Barrita: When quitters win

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 By EDDIE O. BARRITA SMALL BITES MOTIVATIONAL speakers and gurus remind us of this line from American football player, coach and executive Vince Lombardi, “Winners never quit and quitters never win.” As head coach of the Green Bay Packers in the 1960s, Lombardi led the team to three straight and five […]

Stop Smoking With The Help Of DOH Qui...

By: Liezl Dunuan DOH, Quitline, stop smoking, hotline, World Health Organization, cancer preventionPHOTO VIA PIXABAY CREATIVE COMMONSSmoking is a leading cause of death and diseases in the world. The Department of Health wants to help smokers kick the habit, through the new DOH Quitline. The Quitline allows smokers to call a hotline, where they can […]

‘I was lucky I wore a seatbelt&...

‘I was lucky I wore a seatbelt’ – crash survivor

Einstein Rojas narrates how he survived a crash with a container van back in 2012 Jonnel Gozo Published 2:00 PM, May 13, 2017 Updated 5:52 PM, May 13, 2017 SURVIVOR. Einstein Rojas of New Vois Association Philippines talks about road safety. MANILA, Philippines – Would you still ride a car if you’ve been involved in […]

PH: DOH offers psychological support ...

PH: DOH offers psychological support to bus accident victims

2 Mar 2017, Chrisha Ane Magtubo Psychologists and psychiatrists  will be on hand to assist survivors and their families, as well as the families of those who perished in the Tanay, Rizal bus accident, according to the Department of Health. “Part of the protocol is to offer psychological counseling. They are suffering from trauma. If […]

Smoke-free Christmas parties pushed

Smoke-free Christmas parties pushed

By: Tina G. Santos – Reporter / @santostinaINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 01:23 AM December 12, 2016 Antitobacco advocates are urging the public to keep their Christmas parties smoke-free by steering clear of cigarettes altogether. “As we go to our string of Christmas get-togethers and parties, let us keep them smoke-free. It will not only […]

The truth about tobacco and cancer

See the relationship between smoking and cancer is well established. To understand the opportunities for cancer prevention that lie within tobacco control, we’re highlighting the key facts about tobacco and cancer. Click the image for the PDF file: PDF: The-Truth-About-Tobacco-And-Cancer    

Graphic tobacco health warning law en...

By Sheila Crisostomo (The Philippine Star) | Updated November 5, 2015 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – Tobacco companies should comply with the law requiring graphic health warnings on cigarette packs, which will be enforced starting today, a group of cancer survivors said yesterday. In a statement, New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) president Emer Rojas […]