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Literatus: The OPV question
THE last case of wild poliovirus was recorded in the Philippines in 1993, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Thus, the country was also declared polio-free since 2000.However, after only a quarter of a century (26 years) of being ...
From 353 days ago
Literatus: TB and natural disasters
IN HER book, “Fire Study,” Maria Snyder may have been talking about the Philippine experience of natural disasters: “There’s always another storm... Some are fierce and others are small. You have to deal with each one separately.”The past few months, ...
From 359 days ago
Literatus: Care for your cartilages instead
THE excessive use of the limbs and extremities such as among competitive athletes, can lead to severe arthritic conditions through sheer wear and tear, especially if the dietary support is not adequate. A very important food supplement available today to ...
From 374 days ago
Literatus: Look after your eyes
THE International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) advocated Oct. 10 as World Sight Day, with a call to give high priority on preserving eyesight (“Vision First!”). It reported that three of four individuals around the world develop visual ...
From 380 days ago
Literatus: Crying has its benefits
IN HIS 1872 book, “The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals,” Charles Darwin insisted that emotional crying (“tearing”) serves no purpose; that it is a mere byproduct of muscular contractions designed to protect the eye. Researchers from the ...
From 388 days ago
Literatus: Protect your lungs
IF YOU want to relax before going to sleep, Sebastian Faulks’ advice in “Engleby” (2007) may help: “Inhale and hold the evening in your lungs.” The lungs are vital organs that should not be taken for granted.The lungs, most importantly, ...
From 395 days ago
Literatus: Vape updates: Increases heart, lung disease risks
AMERICAN author Mark Twain wrote: “Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I’ve done it thousands of times.”Today, giving up smoking will be even more difficult with flavored e-cigarettes. The dangers also rest in ...
From 416 days ago
Literatus: Irrational and ‘sick’ narratives of divorce
SEN. Risa Hontiveros’ bill on divorce is spawning shortsighted appreciation on the problem of broken marriages in the country today.Divorce advocates cite the following reasons for opting for divorce: rising annulment cases, high cost of annulment and inhumane court proceedings. ...
From 423 days ago
Literatus: Adult dengue, fatal risks
BECAUSE of the overwhelming number of children and adolescents among those with dengue infection, perhaps many will assume that adults are not vulnerable to dengue infection. That is far from the facts.One key fact about dengue is that second dengue ...
From 430 days ago
Literatus: Dengue vaccination paralysis: Preventing ‘Killed, Killed, Killed’
THE ongoing national dengue epidemic was a disaster waiting to happen when legal politics intervened with health and science. Ignorance may be bliss. However, when ignorance insists on being correct, that constitutes the essence of fakery from which fake news ...
From 437 days ago