Saturday, September 23, 2017

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Paggamit ng alternibo sa plastic straw, hinikayat

SANGKATUTAK na plastic straw ang tinatayang itinatapon kada araw at marami rito, hindi naman sumasailalim sa recycling. Kaya ang resulta, bumabara sa mga estero...

Deadly silence about prostate cancer

A FORM of cancer affecting the reproductive system kills more than 500 Filipino men each year, according to Global Health Statistics. Inside the male body,...

HIV cases prevalent among the youth

HUMAN Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) has yet to reach its statistical figure plateau in the country with majority of the cases belonging to the younger...

Environmentalists call on youth to lead campaign for proper waste disposal

SOLID waste management advocates urged young people to take action on environmental issues during the 3rd Integrated Ecological Waste Management Expo and Environment Summit...

Bioethicist warns against growing ‘contraceptive mentality’

A BIOETHICIST has warned about the harmful effects of a “contraceptive mentality” on human health and society, amid Western pressure on developing countries to allow widespread...

Science, Applied Physics Society collaborate for a ‘night full of stars’

NURTURING interest in astronomy can be accomplished through full-dome planetarium projectors and bringing planetarium activities to schools. The College of Science Student Council and the UST...

‘Misreporting on suicide may cause another suicide case’

MISGUIDED information about suicide may be a trigger for another suicide case. For Renz Argao, a clinical psychologist in the University who specializes in psychological trauma,...

‘Address depression, prevent suicide,’ urges Thomasian psychiatrist

A THOMASIAN alumnus has stressed the need to address depression as a way to prevent suicide. “The whole idea of depression is because of...

Bokashi, new compost method, urged

REDEFINING the solid waste management in the middle of business and residential outskirts of the country is an emerging trend through the Bokashi composting method, a microbiological composting...

Lawmaker wants mental health awareness in school curriculum

A SENATOR has called for mental health education in schools to raise awareness and end the stigma suffered by people with mental illnesses. In a...

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