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August 2015 Physician Licensure Examination Results

August 2015 Physician Licensure Examination Results

  The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 2,491 out of 2,921 passed the Physician Licensure Examination given by the Board of Medicine in the cities of Manila, Cebu and ...

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Med Experts, Pharma Firms Reaffirm Ethical Vows 

Med Experts, Pharma Firms Reaffirm Ethical Vows 

    MANILA, PHILIPPINES – “Physician, heal thyself” — The same scriptural prescription might as well apply to pharmaceutical firms whose relationship with medical professionals have grown cozy over time.  ...

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Dr. Juan Martin Flavier: A giant of a man

Dr. Juan Martin Flavier: A giant of a man

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Dr. Juan Martin Flavier may have been a vertically challenged guy, but he cast a giant shadow. Men of his kind – affable, brave, brilliant, compassionate, and ...

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Laughing Matter: ‘Patch Adams’ Brings Humor Therapy

Laughing Matter: ‘Patch Adams’ Brings Humor Therapy

  LIMA, August 16, 2014 (AFP) – Bubbling with optimism and energy, the US physician who was the inspiration for the Robin Williams film “Patch Adams” will do anything to ...

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No Lone Culprit in Kidney Diseases: Kidney Experts

No Lone Culprit in Kidney Diseases: Kidney Experts

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – A disease, like crime, can be the work or a result of a conspiracy. That is, there could be not only one but many factors or participants ...

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Choosing a Doctor for your Kid’s Regular Check-ups

Choosing a Doctor for your Kid’s Regular Check-ups

  Filipinos are generally not keen on seeing a doctor unless they’re sick or an emergency warrants it. It’s a mentality that primarily springs from a financial reason: if you’re ...

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How Evidence-based Clinical Decision Support Improves Patient Outcomes

How Evidence-based Clinical Decision Support Improves Patient Outcomes

  While practicing evidence-based medicine (EBM) at the point of care is desirable, physicians face a number of obstacles including:  Difficulty staying current with the latest medical literature Physicians are ...

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When Your Baby Gets Common Colds: Must Know’s

When Your Baby Gets Common Colds: Must Know’s

  What it is Common cold is caused by different viruses. The viruses enter the mucus layer of the nose and throat making it inflamed. Mucus is produced in the ...

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‘Avatar Doctor’ is Coming, Physician-Author Says

‘Avatar Doctor’ is Coming, Physician-Author Says

  WASHINGTON, February 19, 2014 (AFP) – It’s just in fiction for now, but the “avatar doctor,” a virtual physician which consults and diagnoses through a smartphone app, is coming, ...

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