February 23, 2023

A healthy lifestyle is key to a healthy heart

If you want to take care of the health of your heart, don’t smoke or quit tobacco use. Former Health Secretary Dr. Jaime Galvez Tan warned […]
December 31, 2022

Higher taxes for ‘sin’ goods urged

A coalition of medical societies, youth groups, and civil society organizations on Monday called for higher excise taxes on alcohol, cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and heated tobacco products. […]
August 22, 2022

Smoking is tied to more aggressive form of prostate cancer–study

Prostate cancer is the fifth leading cancer site and third leading cause of cancer deaths among Filipino males, the Department of Health (DOH) said, citing the […]
August 10, 2022

Health advocates highlight dangers of smoking this National Lung Month

He once dreamed of having his own car mechanic shop to help his widowed mother provide for their family. But that dream was abruptly cut short […]
December 18, 2020

Tobacco Industry Lobbying in the United States: Lessons for Local Advocates

Last week, public health group Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) released the U.S. Tobacco Industry Index 2020, which documented how American tobacco companies continue to […]