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This Filipino doctor ‘manifested’ his dream job in the NBA–and got it

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ERWIN with NY Knicks
head athletic trainer, Roger Hinds (whose wife also happens to be Filipino)
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Making the recent rounds of feel-good news on local TV and social media was Dr. Erwin Benedict Valencia, the first Philippine-bred and -educated Filipino to be on the medical staff of both Major League Baseball (MLB) and the NBA as team physical therapist and assistant athletic trainer for the New York Knicks. The path to […]

Posted: December 16th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

What every ‘Dr. Dad’ should have in his medicine cabinet

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BASIC medicine kit with helpful labels

There was a text message on my cellphone asking, “What medicine can I give my daughter for a fever?” It was from my brother in Davao, and he needed some help for his youngest daughter. His wife passed away recently, and family illnesses and remedies had been her charge in their relationship. Now that she […]

Posted: December 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Parenting | Read More »

Morocco mulls legal pot growing, breaking taboo

This Sept. 14, 2014 photo shows a view of swaths of cannabis near the village of Ketama in the Village of Bni Hmed in the Ketama Abdelghaya valley, northern Morocco. AP FILE PHOTO

Abdelkhalek Benabdallah strode among towering marijuana plants and checked the buds for the telltale spots of white, indicating they are ready for harvest.

Posted: October 7th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Woman who gave birth after womb transplant hopes to inspire others

Vincent, the first baby born to a woman who had a womb transplant, is cradled by his mother at an undisclosed location in Sweden, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. The parents of the baby say they hope they can be an inspiration to others struggling with infertility. After what they describe as a rollercoaster of a journey, the unnamed Swedish couple finally became parents last month, when the mother gave birth to a healthy but premature baby boy. (AP Photo/Ben Jary)

The parents of the first baby born to a woman who had a womb transplant say they hope they can be an inspiration to others struggling with infertility.

Posted: October 7th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

France announces second artificial heart transplant

French Social Affairs and Health Minister Marisol Touraine AFP FILE PHOTO

France last month carried out the second transplant of a new-generation artificial heart, Health Minister Marisol Touraine said Monday.

Posted: September 8th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

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