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Measles incidence–up 3,600%–could turn epidemic without vaccinations

Measles incidence–up 3,600%–could turn epidemic without vaccinations

By: Rafael R. Castillo Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:03 AM April 10, 2018 Because of the Dengvaxia controversy, which has caused an exaggerated fear of the potential adverse effects of vaccinations, the government’s preventive health programs have taken a big hit.

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Decoding of hair color genes could aid cancer research

Decoding of hair color genes could aid cancer research

Published April 17, 2018 2:15am By EMMA CLARK, AFP France - Scientists on Monday said they have uncovered more than 100 new genes linked to hair color, a discovery which could advance knowledge on skin cancer and other diseases. The findings, published in Nature Genetics, could also help forensic scientists use DNA samples to identify the natural hair color of unidentified criminals.

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Address root causes of NFA rice shortage

Address root causes of NFA rice shortage

05:03 AM April 18, 2018 Rice price hike is still an alarming issue and despite calls from various concerned groups advocating for food security and safe and affordable quality rice for all, the government is still doing nothing to stop it.

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Exercise, not vitamins, urged to prevent falls in senior citizens

Exercise, not vitamins, urged to prevent falls in senior citizens

Agence France-Presse / 09:20 AM April 18, 2018 Falling is the leading cause of injury-related death among people over age 65, and seniors who want to avoid falls should exercise, not rely on supplements like vitamin D, United States guidelines said on Tuesday.

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Nine out of 10 people breathing polluted air — WHO

Nine out of 10 people breathing polluted air — WHO

GENEVA, Switzerland - More than 90 percent of the global population is breathing in high levels of pollutants, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, blaming poor air quality for some seven million deaths annually.

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Heavy rain, strong winds expected over Laguna, Batangas, nearby areas  09:47 AM June 25, 2018

Heavy rain, strong winds expected over Laguna, Batangas, nearby areas 09:47 AM June 25, 2018

The state weather bureau on Monday said heavy rain with lightning and strong winds due to thunderstorms are expected over Laguna, Rizal, and other parts of the country.

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Leptospirosis kills 8 in Negros Occidental

Leptospirosis kills 8 in Negros Occidental

BACOLOD CITY: The dreaded leptospirosis has killed eight people in Negros Occidental in the first half of 2018 records from the Provincial Health Office (PHO)-Negros Occidental Health Surveillance System showed.

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Precincts open for 2018 barangay and SK elections

Precincts open for 2018 barangay and SK elections

Published May 14, 2018 7:07am Updated May 14, 2018 7:11am By RIE TAKUMI, GMA News Precincts nationwide opened at 7 a.m. on Monday to begin the twice-delayed 2018 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections. Voters were at polling centers early, eager to cast their votes.

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Maynilad lifts water supply cut as murkiness at Ipo Dam decreases Published August 17, 2018 10:05am

Maynilad lifts water supply cut as murkiness at Ipo Dam decreases Published August 17, 2018 10:05am

West zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services Inc. on Friday lifted the rotational services interruptions as turbidity in the raw water from Ipo Dam has decreased. "As of 11 p.m. yesterday, August 16, turbidity or concentration of sediments in the raw water from Ipo Dam has decreased to manageable levels," Maynilad said in an advisory.

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Number of faulty children's vaccines in China surges to over 900,000

Number of faulty children's vaccines in China surges to over 900,000

By Ben Westcott and Serenitie Wang, CNN Updated 1142 GMT (1942 HKT) August 16, 2018 (CNN)Hundreds of thousands of additional vaccines intended for children have been found to be faulty, the Chinese government announced Wednesday, raising the number of known defective vaccines in the country to almost one million.

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