Non-profit organization continues to champion LGBTQIA+ rights

BAGUIO CITY (PIA) — The Bahaghari University of the Philippines (UP) Baguio Chapter stands firm in its commitment to champion LGBTQIA+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer/questioning, asexual, and many other terms such as non-binary and pansexual) rights. It also spearheads efforts to push for the enactment of the Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Gender Expression, or Sex Characteristics (SOGIESC) Equality […]

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Blood disorders, Part III

By Penelope A. Domogo, MD We are now on the last part of this series on blood disorders. Part I discussed red blood cells and anemia, Part II discussed white blood cells and leukemia. Today, we will discuss platelets and platelet disorders. As we discussed in Part 1 of this series, there are 4 major components on the blood – red […]

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Abiding in God’s Love

By Rev. Canon David B. Tabo-oy v9As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Abide in my love. v10If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and abide in his love. v11These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that […]

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Disorder and deception: understanding factitious disorder

Medically reviewed by Melissa Guarnaccia, LCSW Updated April 4, 2024 by BetterHelp Editorial Team Factitious disorder may sound more like something you’d see in a TV medical drama than a real-life problem. This condition typically involves an individual faking or deliberately creating symptoms of medical problems to receive sympathy, attention, and care. Previously called Munchausen syndrome, factitious disorder can be […]

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Health advocates strengthen drive towards a smoke-free Cordillera

BAGUIO CITY (PIA) — The Department of Health in the Cordillera, through the Regional Tobacco Control Network (RTCN), is intensifying efforts to attain a smoke-free and healthier Cordillera. The network members discussed strategies on how to strengthen awareness of the ill effects of smoking and vaping especially among the youth during their first quarter meeting. A recent youth tobacco survey […]

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Blood disorders, Part I

By Penelope A. Domogo, MD Blood disorders are conditions that keep components of the blood from doing their jobs. This means that we have to know the various components of the blood because when these are adversely affected, then disorders occur. As of now, there are 4 main components of blood- red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets and plasma. […]

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