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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 […]

‘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 […]

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 […]

NVAP urges authorities to implement n...

By: November 1, 2015 2:20 AM Emer Rojas, NVAP president The online news portal of TV5 MANILA – The New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) has urged authorities to implement the no smoking law as millions of Filipinos flock to cemeteries and transport terminals in observance of All Saints’ Day. NVAP President […]

Graphic warnings on cigarette packs d...

Warning texts along with graphic images should be printed on the labels of all tobacco products by Nov. 5, in compliance with the Graphic Health Warnings (GHW) Law, health groups reminded the government and the public over the weekend. Sections 6 and 15 of the GHW Law, or Republic Act No. 10643, give tobacco manufacturers […]

Cancer survivors ask gov’t: Implement...

Cancer survivors ask gov’t: Implement graphic health warning on cigarettes Sheila Crisostomo A group of cancer survivors asked the government yesterday to strictly implement Republic Act 10643 or the Graphic Health Warning (GHW) Law on tobacco products. In a statement, New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) president Emer Rojas said pictorial health warnings should […]

Anti-smoking group waits for GHW Law ...

September 11, 2015 10:17 pm by JACQUELINE BOUVIER ARIAS, REPORTER AN advocacy group released a statement Friday that they have started their countdown in the implementation of the Graphic Health Warnings (GHW) Law to be implemented on November 5, 2015. New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) President Engr. Emer L. Rojas said his group, […]