Dr. Philip S. Chua

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National smoking ban

Providing a smoking area within the same building with one ventilation system is like designating a urinating area in a swimming pool HealthJustice Philippines, a vigilant think tank and advocacy group with legal expertise in tobacco control and health promotion … Continue reading

May 18, 2017

Depression is great risk factor in suicide

 Depression is a most significant risk factor in suicide. In today’s busy, impatient, materialistic, and fast-paced society, people are subjected to various stressors in life everyday. Encumbered by their personal circumstance, some are unable to adjust and cope, and develop … Continue reading

May 12, 2017

Is CPAP for you?

What is CPAP? CPAP stands for Continuous Positive Airway Pressure, the best treatment, the accepted evidence-based standard of care, for persons with confirmed Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). What is OSA? OSA is a condition where the individual takes very shallow … Continue reading

May 05, 2017

Sexually transmitted diseases

IT is quite alarming that 45 to 50 percent of men and women in the United States have an HPV—genital Human Papillomavirus (HPV)—infection. This information was recently reported by the Center for Disease Control’s National Center for Health. It is, … Continue reading

April 27, 2017

The new silent killer

THE silent killer of the 1970s, high blood pressure, is now replaced by metabolic syndrome, a cluster of three or more risk factors like abdominal obesity, high blood pressure, high triglycerides, abnormal lipids, and insulin resistance (pre-diabetes type 2). The … Continue reading

April 20, 2017

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