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Grand Guimaras Garden Reflections

Grand Guimaras Garden Reflections While checking out some recycled flower pots hanging from one of our cashew trees, I decided to take the following photographs…

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Dengue Fever Fells New Maid

“Gloom, despair, and agony on me. Deep, dark depression, excessive misery. If it weren’t for bad luck, I’d have no luck at all.Gloom, despair, and…

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Philippines Dengue Vaccine Fiasco Continues

Earlier this month I posted an article, “Philippine Dengue Vaccine Program Halted.” More information has since been released, prompting today’s post: “Philippines Dengue Vaccine Fiasco…

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Traveling to the Philippines? Here’s CDC’s Recommended Vaccines

Traveling to the Philippines? Here’s the Center for Disease Control, CDC’s, recommended vaccines for traveling to the Philippines.

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PhilHealth Contribution for Hospital Bill

After being diagnosed with gastritis and bile reflux, my asawa was ready to be discharged from Medicus Hospital in Iloilo City. This post, “PhilHealth Contribution=$300…

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Severe Attack Sends Spouse Back to Emergency Room Again

My suffering spouse returns to the ER.

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Search Continues for Cause of Spouse’s Ailment in the Philippines

The search continues for the cause of my spouse’s stomach ailment in the Philippines. We retired to Guimaras, our island province home in Western Visayas…

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Stricken Spouse! Philippines Emergency Room Rescue

My asawa, spouse, has been suffering with chronic abdomen pain for months. The pain, caused by “wind” according to my wife, would first be treated…

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Expat Healthcare in the Philippines: Are YOU Prepared?

A serious topic for today’s post: “Expat Healthcare in the Philippines: Are YOU Prepared?” Do you think that if you move to the Philippines and…

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Citronella Plants Protect Our Home in the Philippines from Mosquitoes

“Citronella Plants Protect Our Home in the Philippines from Mosquitoes” is today’s topic. The Philippines Department of Health has reported a 41% increase in cases…

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Dengue Hospital Costs Covered by PhilHealth

“This is 2015 and you’re a business operating WITHOUT the internet?”

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Healthcare Facility in the Philippines Scores a Win

My wife’s white blood count had improved, which I considered a win for our healthcare facility in the Philippines, at least for the moment.

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Diagnosis: Dengue Fever & Pneumonia, Part 2

A nurse came over and escorted us to a room on the second floor. The sign posted outside the room read as follows: “Infectious Female Ward.”

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Diagnosis: Dengue Fever & Pneumonia

“No, we’re going to the hospital now!” I exclaimed. “We’re not going to wait until morning!”

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