Category: Health

Weather 2014-12-03 disk2 0

Typhoon HAGUPIT/Ruby – two tracks

Typhoon HAGUPIT/Ruby is intensifying and approaching. But there is a growing difference between the forecast tracks. One group of forecasters maintains the straight track through the Visayas. The other group predicts a turn northwards...

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Typhoon HAGUPIT/Ruby – update 12/03-2

Typhoon HAGUPIT/Ruby forecast tracks are again heading more south. All agencies except US NAVY (JTWC) follow the JMA forecast. You may compare the two Multi Agency Track Forecasts. These compilations are made by Michael Padua. JTWC...

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Typhoon HAGUPIT/Ruby – again Samar?

Typhoon HAGUPIT/Ruby has been upgraded to a Typhoon Category 2.  It heads now rather towards Samar and maintains its western movement. There is a high risk that HAGUPIT/Ruby follows a similar track as HAIYAN/Yolanda a year...

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Tropical Storm HAGUPIT keeps south

Tropical Storm HAGUPIT keeps south and maintains its western movement. The forward speed is still fast with 35 km/h. Meteorological agencies now expect HAGUPIT to become a Typhoon Cat.4 Only the US-Navy (violet) and...

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DANGER ! Made in China

DANGER! When “Made in China” meets “Philippines Electricity” then life can become really dangerous. Last night we made such a burning experience. I thank Butch for saving our lives and our house. Everybody knows and uses...

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New hyperbaric chamber in Cebu

A new hyperbaric chamber in Cebu had been inaugurated by the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA)  in their building located in front of Mandaue City Hospital.  A hyperbaric chamber is medical equipment used to treat...

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Bohol Earthquake – already a year ago

This morning at 8:12 a.m. available bells rang all over Bohol remembering the big Bohol Earthquake a year ago. This magnitude 7.2 earthquake destroyed  all the century old churches, many houses and roads. Bohol still suffers...

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Diving with a cochlear implant

A cochlear implant (CI) is a surgically implanted electronic device that provides a sense of sound to a person who is profoundly deaf or severely hard of hearing. I progressively lost my hearing ability...

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Beware of mosquitoes

Beware of mosquitoes, they are the worst killers on earth.  Every year mosquitoes kill 725,000 people. It is not the mosquitoes who kill but the bacteria and viruses they transmit with their saliva when...

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My doc is also an artist

This morning I got a message on facebook from my dentist. With a big surprise I found that my doc is also an artist.  Some years ago I lost a few of my teeth when...

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URGENT: Blood Group 0- (zero negative) needed

A friend of us needs an urgent medical operation. The intervention needs some blood conserves of Blood Group zero negative If you are a Zero RH Negative donor and can go to Cagayan de Oro or...

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HEALTH ADVISORY

MERS-Corona Virus UPDATE: Saturday, April 19, 2014: In a press conference on Saturday, DOH Secretary Enrique Ona said further tests on the Filipino male nurse showed he is not infected. The  urged OFWs coming home from...