Editorials

Nov. 19, 2010


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By ANTONIO C. CAMPO

MY answer to the following editor’s note in my column of Nov. 12-18, 2010 is set forth below:

Editor’s note: Why is it that a Filipino citizen, Mark Jimenez, was extradited to the U.S., tried and convicted in Florida for contributing to the presidential campaign of Bill Clinton? Jimenez served jail time in Florida.

Nov. 19, 2010

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By MANUEL L. CABALLERO

IT’S been a week since the tremendous win of Manny Pacquiao over his Mexican opponent Antonio Margarito. Filipinos all over the globe are still talking about the Pinoy boxing champion with pride and jubilation.

Nov. 19, 2010


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By PHILIP S. CHUA, M.D., FACS, FPCS

What is myalgia?

Myalgia means muscle aches and pains. There is a condition called Fibromyalgia, which is a disorder that causes achy pain, tenderness, spasm and stiffness of the muscle, areas of the tendons and ligaments. These tender points are common around the neck and shoulders, in the front of the knees, elbow, hip joints, chest, low back, thighs and calf (lower leg) muscles.

Nov. 19, 2010

IN the 2010 Philippine national elections, close to 8,000 dual citizens registered in the New York consulate alone to vote for president, vice president and members of Congress.

But of the 8,000 registered voters only 2,930, or 30 percent, actually voted.

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By MEG SIBAL, M.D.

FOR most individuals, the holiday season serves a hefty helping of stress right along with the turkey and eggnog which can negatively affect one’s health, but finding ways to relax can help one cope with the increased demands and high expectations associated with the season and reduce an individual’s risk for stress-related problems, such as depression, high blood pressure, muscle tension, poor sleep or headaches, according to the November 2010 issue of the Massachusetts General Hospital’s Mind, Mood  & Memory.

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