Posts in category Cancer Control News

6.1M senior citizens to get automatic...

By: Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com November 11, 2014 10:35 AM InterAksyon.com The online news portal of TV5 MANILA, Philippines — More than six million senior citizens will be granted automatic coverage by the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. under a law signed last week by President Benigno Aquino III, Senate President Pro-Tempore Senator Ralph Recto said Tuesday. Under […]

Helpful techniques to quit smoking

Helpful techniques to quit smoking

We already know that smoking is harmful not only to the smokers but also to those around them. We have long been yearning to quit smoking as the best thing we can do to our health but it seemed too daunting and tough to be realized or even begun. Now, you can give it another […]

Massachusetts town weighs nation̵...

Massachusetts town weighs nation’s 1st tobacco ban

Brian Vincent poses in front of a large display of tobacco products at Vincent’s Country Store in Westminster Associated Press By AMY CRAWFORD Associated Press November 9, 2014 10:22 AM WESTMINSTER, Mass. (AP) — The cartons of Marlboros, cans of Skoal and packs of Swisher Sweets are hard to miss stacked near the entrance of […]

Pushing for more Sin Tax Law gains

Pushing for more Sin Tax Law gains

BIZLINKS By Rey Gamboa (The Philippine Star) | Updated October 21, 2014 – 12:00am   As a health advocate, particularly one who is supportive of anti-smoking habits especially among our youth and those who can least afford to be burdened by associated illnesses from excessive smoking and second-hand smoke from cigars and cigarettes, I was pleasantly surprised to […]

There’s more to lung cancer than smok...

There’s more to lung cancer than smoking, say experts

By Tessa R. Salazar |Philippine Daily Inquirer 12:04 am | Saturday, July 12th, 2014 The lady senator who could unleash a lungful of puns and exposés and breathe life to countless social media memes shocked the nation once more last week when she dropped the bombshell about the true state of her health. Senator Miriam […]

Cancer-stricken Miriam still consider...

Cancer-stricken Miriam still considers 2016 presidential bid

Written by  Angie M. Rosales Thursday, 03 July 2014 00:00   Contrary to the expectations of many, Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago’s “big announcement” had nothing to do with her political plans in 2016, although she has not abandoned the idea. The announcement was all about her latest health status. “Ladies and gentlemen allow me to announce […]

Anti-tobacco lobbyists seek stronger ...

Anti-tobacco lobbyists seek stronger warning in cigarette labels

Details Category: Nation 02 Jun 2014 Written by Claudette Mocon-Ciriaco CANCER survivors and former smokers on Monday called for larger graphic-health warnings on cigarette labels as the country observed World No Tobacco Day. Emer Rojas, president of New Vois Association of the Philippines, said “since the battle for higher taxes against the influential tobacco industry […]

Head and neck cancers: What you need ...

Head and neck cancers: What you need to know

(The Philippine Star) | Updated May 15, 2014 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – Head and neck cancers are a worldwide menace. It ranks sixth among the most common malignancies in the world. Although there is a significant decline of the disease in the Philippines because of strong public awareness campaigns and improvement of health facilities, […]

Marlboro is targeting our CHILDREN as...

Marlboro is targeting our CHILDREN as replacement to those who stopped smoking because of disease or death!

Marlboro is targeting our CHILDREN as replacement to those who stopped smoking because of disease or death. SIGN the petition to stop this. Please send me an email to get the form letter at notoyosi@yahoo.com Join us for a global week of action the week of April 21, 2014 to demand that Philip Morris International […]

Celebrating healthy living through a ...

Celebrating healthy living through a fair and fun ride around Metro Manila!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 26, 2014 Celebrating healthy living through a fair and fun ride around Metro Manila! This Sunday, March 30, 2014, HealthJustice Philippines, in partnership with DAKILA Philippine Collective for Modern Heroism and Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA), will have an event entitled High5Life Fair and Fun Ride at Mercato Centrale, Bonifacio […]