What Kris learned after health scare

Television host Kris Aquino shared some of the lessons she learned following her health scare last week. On August 25, the 44-year-old Aquino was hospitalized after a severe vascular headache caused her blood pressure to shoot up. According to the star of the upcoming “Etiquette...

Aquino: Ona’s fate hangs in the balance

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III admitted on Monday that the fate of Health Secretary Enrique Ona depends on his answers to questions on the government’s health programs. Asked if Ona still has his trust and confidence, Aquino said: “[The answer] will come after...

Vilma back to work after getting hospitalized

Batangas Governor Vilma Santos has returned to work after she was hospitalized due to stress and stomach ulcer. Santos’ hospitalization was confirmed by her son, TV host Luis Manzano, on “ASAP” last Sunday, after weeks of speculation about the screen veteran’s health. According...

CJ Sereno not hospitalized, has no heart problems

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Contrary to a newspaper report, Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno was not hospitalized nor does she have any heart problems. On Tuesday, Sereno’s chief of staff Ma. Lourdes Oliveros denied a Manila Times report claiming the chief justice had...

Health Insurance Options

Series for seniors: Part 2 – Medicare parts and when to apply by:  Joseph Doratan, MBA, CFP The Original Medicare has Part A and Part B.  Part A covers inpatient services like hospitalization. Part B covers outpatient services. In 2006, prescription drug coverage (Part D) was...

DOJ creates panel to probe perks for Bilibid ‘VIPs’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Department of Justice has created a three-member committee to investigate the unauthorized hospitalization and other perks of so-called “high profile” inmates of the New Bilibid Prison, such as convicted drug lord Ricardo “Cha cha” Camata. Undersecretary...