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Preventative Medicine

In America we would go to the doctor for a yearly checkup. Blood tests, chest x-rays, blood pressure etc. As we get older there are checks for cholesterol, prostate, colon cancer and other conditions. Then as we are supposed to do is go to the dentist every 6 months for checkups and teeth cleaning. At the dentist he might recommend treatments with a hygienist for scaling and gum treatments. Here in the Philippines I have...

Philippine Hospitals

About 2 weeks ago Elena went to see a doctor, she was spotting often. After all the tests the doctor diagnosed Elena has a Myoma. That is a fibroid tumor and is most times benign. Because of the location it was decided Elena would need a hysterectomy. She was admitted last Thursday evening into San Pedro Hospital. Now I do not know about all hospitals in the Philippines but I have heard from other circumstances a lot of...