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ByDr. Giovanni Tapang Prometheus Bound / Manila Times We spent the long break back at my hometown in Malolos where my ten year old nephew keeps his pets around. He has several of them including a brood of bantam chickens, a flock of pigeons, three dogs, and their ever present cats. One would wonder how…

By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – A US-based scientist visiting the country said genetically-modified golden rice is not the solution to Vitamin A deficiency. The golden rice, produced in 1999 by a team of scientists, was touted as the rice that could save a million kids a year. According to the World Health Organization…

By NIKO KYRIAKOU Truthout International Posted by Bulatlat.com For makers of the swine flu vaccine, 2009 was a year to remember. By June, CSL Limited’s profits rose 63 percent above 2008 levels, while in the third quarter of 2009 – just about the time H1N1 contracts picked up steam – GlaxoSmithKine enjoyed a 30 percent…

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Labor Office (ILO) warned the governments of the world over the cost of occupational-related diseases and injuries. BY NOEL SALES BARCELONA Correspondent LABOR WATCH Bulatlat Annually, 1.1 million people die because of unsafe and unhealthy work environments, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International…