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Healthcare funding gap to get bigger if no sin tax increase —DOF

Posted on Saturday, 18 May 2019 03:44 AM | No Comments
The Department of Finance (DOF) said there will be a funding gap of P62 billion for the recently passed Universal Health Care (UHC) if Congress will not increase sin taxes...

Drinking in pregnancy tied to subtle changes in babies’ faces

Posted on Monday, 12 June 2017 07:40 PM | No Comments
(Reuters Health) – Women who drink even a little bit of alcohol during pregnancy may be more likely than other mothers to have babies with slight facial abnormalities that have...

Even moderate drinking linked to changes in brain structure, study finds

Posted on Thursday, 8 June 2017 08:35 PM | No Comments
  Drinking even moderate amounts of alcohol is linked to changes in brain structure and an increased risk of worsening brain function, scientists said on Tuesday. In a 30-year study...

All alcohol, even wine, raises risk of gout flare-ups: study

Posted on Monday, 3 February 2014 10:42 AM | No Comments
(Reuters Health) – Bad news for gout sufferers who enjoy drinking the fruit of the vine – new research finds that all types of alcohol, even previously exempt wine, can bring...