Births, deaths decline in nine months to September 

REGISTERED births and deaths declined 20.6% and 38.6% year on year respectively in the nine months to September, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said on Tuesday. According to preliminary data from the Vital Statistics Report births totaled 783,199 during the period, with the Calabarzon region (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon) accounting for the largest share […]

Dealing with sore throat

AT THE HEIGHT of the latest coronavirus wave in January, sore throat was regarded as a possible sign of having the highly transmissible Omicron variant — but it can actually be a symptom of other illnesses, meaning it has many probable remedies. “Sore throat is a year-round ailment that Filipinos need to be wary of,” […]