Dr. Philip S. Chua

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Parenthood: A sacred covenant

“…Anything less makes the man nothing but a selfish egocentric sperm donor and the woman only a cold and cruel human incubator.” Every child is a blessing from God, and having children, natural or adopted, is one of the greatest … Continue reading

August 24, 2017

Superbug pandemic

While terrorism is holding peace hostage around the world today, a more rampant but under the radar killer is on the loose and becoming more widespread, wiping out lives, as the medical community helplessly battles this pandemic situation of super … Continue reading

August 17, 2017

Aspirin: Anti-cancer?

Does aspirin protect us against cancer? Yes, according to clinical studies conducted on patients taking daily aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid) for conditions like arthritis, etc., or among heart patients taking aspirin to thin their blood to prevent blood clots and blockages … Continue reading

August 10, 2017

Beware of ‘sore eyes’

What is “sore eyes”? Sore eyes, medically known as conjunctivitis, is a highly contagious infection of the eyes, commonly cause by an adenovirus. There are several serotypes of adenoviruses.  The incubation period (from time of exposure to appearance of symptoms) … Continue reading

August 04, 2017

Tanning salons and skin cancer

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued warning on the use of tanning beds at home and at tanning salons: tanning increases the risk for melanoma, a deadly skin cancer, up to 59 percent!  More than 2.5 … Continue reading

July 27, 2017

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