• Towards A Hepatitis-Free Nation

    Towards A Hepatitis-Free Nation

    The Health Exemplars Special Citation The lack of public knowledge on hepatitis viral infections has led to misconceptions causing stigma for those who carry the […]

  • Broadcasting for Health

    Broadcasting for Health

    The Health Exemplars Special Citation The commendable works of Rosamy “Jing” Castañeda-Velasco as a broadcast journalist have extended beyond in-depth coverage of government and political […]

  • Author’s parents, Jennifer and Danilo Hinunangan

    Stories of Mom

    FEATURE STORY A poignant, personal essay, it reflects a mother’s unconditional love for her gay eldest son, allowing him to believe that he is just […]

  • The Doctor on Wheels

    The Doctor on Wheels

    The Health Exemplars A published author, a host of a radio program, and the brain behind the Mobile Surgical Unit, Dr. Juan Dela Peña Sanchez, […]

  • Dr. Tan talks about social media influence and health literacy at TEDxDiliman

    “Endocrine Witch”

    The Health Exemplars Specializing in internal medicine and endocrinology, Dr. Iris Thiele Isip-Tan is more than just a physician. The Dok Bru blogger and social […]

  • The Sisterhood in Service

    The Sisterhood in Service

    The Health Exemplars The first and biggest medical sorority in the Philippines and in Asia, the Mu Sigma Phi Sorority has consistently shown its zeal […]

  • Dr. Richard Tesoro Mata conducts skills training for dengue coordinators in different parts of the country

    Curbing Dengue

    The Health Exemplars Recognized for his anti-dengue advocacy, Dr. Richard Tesoro Mata, works patiently one barangay and one community at a time, as he envisions […]

  • New Vois Association of the Philippines president, Engr. Emer Rojas; Ang Nars party-list, Rep. Leah Paquiz, Health Justice Philippines legal consultant, Atty. Patricia Miranda; and SEATCA Director, Dr. Edgardo Dorotheo show the cigarette packages rolled out with graphic health warnings in the Philippines (Photo by Ruy L. Martinez)

    Tobacco Buster

    The Health Exemplars Smoking remains a leading cause of preventable deaths; and together with exposure to second-hand smoke, it remains a major public health problem […]

  • Clarion Call for BP Awareness

    Clarion Call for BP Awareness

    FEATURE STORY The Philippine Society of Hypertension joins the International Society of Hypertension and World Hypertension League in their global effort to stem the tide […]

  • Officers and Board of Directors of the Philippine Society of Gastroenterology

    Timeless, Dynamic, World-Class

    FEATURE STORY In the future, the Philippines Society of Gastroenterology looks forward to being a rich, dynamic resource of world-class expertise and research in the […]

Cover Story

The Doctor on Wheels

The Doctor on Wheels

March 31, 2017 0

The Health Exemplars A published author, a host of a radio program, and the brain behind the Mobile Surgical Unit, Dr. Juan Dela Peña Sanchez, […]

Columns

The Good Thing About Failure 1

The Good Thing About Failure

March 30, 2017 0

LIFE’S LESSONS HENRYLITO D. TACIO Mr. Tacio, who hails from Davao, is a correspondent of the Asian edition of Reader’s Digest. He is the first […]

CME DIGEST

CVD risks linked to menopause

CVD risks linked to menopause

June 26, 2016 0

HRT potentially decreases the risk of CHD events, mainly observed in women who initiate therapy in the first decade after menopause Although cardiovascular disease (CVD) […]

GADGETS

Huawei P9 Lite 1

Huawei P9 Lite

October 28, 2016 0

GADGET REVIEW BY RIZAL RAOUL REYES Three years ago, the Huawei brand was not a byword among Filipino consumers. Nevertheless, things are different nowadays. The […]

INDUSTRY NOTES

Radiology solutions for Ph market

Radiology solutions for Ph market

March 31, 2017 0

INDUSTRY NOTES Lifetrack Medical Systems introduces cloud-based software By Gelyka Ruth R. Dumaraos The shortage of high-quality trained radiologists leading to slower healthcare services can […]

Editor’s Rx

RAFAEL-R.-CASTILLO-MD

Exemplars at Health Promotion

March 31, 2017 0

“Health is not everything, but without health, everything is nothing!” This statement is attributed to the German philosopher Schopenhauer (1788-1860), and it still resonates loudly […]

Wanderlust

Sailboats and sunsets

Boracay Dreaming

March 31, 2017 0

WANDER LUST This Visayas’ island paradise has not only managed to survive as a top tourist destination, it has thrived BY THADDEUS C. HINUNANGAN, MD […]

From the Tiber River, one can admire the spectacular St. Peter’s Basilica and its majestic dome.

All Roads Lead to Rome

February 28, 2017 0

In this dazzling Italian capital where religion is at its heart and history is in its soul, noted gastroenterologist Dr. Jun Ruiz lists the top […]

Food Review

Movie Review

Land of Mine 3

Land of Mine

January 31, 2017 0

MOVIE REVIEW BY RIZAL RAOUL REYES Thanks to creative and innovative directors like Oliver Stone, Stanley Kubrick and Terrence Malick, we have been given an […]

Kung Fu Watching F

Kung Fu Watching

October 28, 2016 0

MOVIE REVIEW TEXT AND PHOTOS BY HENRYLITO D. TACIO Foreigners, including Filipinos, visit Beijing to see the Great Wall of China, the Forbidden City (now […]

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