Medical City chair says CEO jeopardizing hospital s future

The ongoing boardroom war in The Medical City took a turn for the worse yesterday after the hospital's chair accused its CEO, Dr. Alfredo Bengzon, of stifling the rights of owners by moving to.....»»

Category: newsSource: philippinetimes philippinetimesJul 12th, 2018

8 dead, 56 injured as jeepney crashes into other vehicles in Pagadian City

PAGADIAN CITY - Eight were killed and 56 were injured as an overloaded passenger jeepney that had lost its brakes crashed into two other vehicles and rolled over in Barangay Dao in Pagadian City on Wednesday. Five of the passsengers died on the spot, while the others were taken to the Zamboanga del Sur Medical Center and other nearby hospital, according to Danny Caballero, a member of the responding team from the Philippine Red Cross (PRC). Among the injured was jeepney driver Marlito Padaran, who had a fractured leg. Three passengers who were severely injured died in the hospital. The jeepney came from Barangay Cogonan, Labangan town, Zamboanga del Sur, and was traveling...Keep on reading: 8 dead, 56 injured as jeepney crashes into other vehicles in Pagadian City.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 18th, 2018

Village chair killed in Misamis Oriental

ILIGAN CITY -- Another barangay chair was killed while he was feeding swine in his backyard in Purok 7, Barangay Danao, Jasaan town in Misamis Oriental, police said. Alfredo Zapanta, 53, a newly elected chairman of the said barangay was at his backyard when two armed men, wearing bonnet and black jacket, arrived and shot him. Zapanta was brought to Jasaan Hospital for treatment but declared dead on arrival by the attending physician. Chief Inspector Rogelio Labor, chief of Jasaan Municipal Police Station, said the suspects escaped on a motorcycle waiting at a distance. "He has no record of being involved in any illegal activities. He is not included in the drug watchlist," La...Keep on reading: Village chair killed in Misamis Oriental.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

Bacolod hospital to close down

BACOLOD CITY: A private hospital in Bacolod City will cease operations effective June 30 after the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) denied its application for continuous accreditation as a Level 2 health provider. A letter of Lourdes Diocson, regional director of PhilHealth in Region 6 (Western Visayas), addressed to Dr. Reynold Wong, medical director of Bacolod Our Lady [...] The post Bacolod hospital to close down appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2018

Accreditation woes force hospital to close down

BACOLOD City – A private hospital here will be closing down effective June 30, 2018, after the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) Accreditation Sub-Committee denied its application for continuous accreditation as a Level 2 provider. In a letter, PhilHealth-6 regional head Lourdes Diocson told Dr. Reynold Wong, medical director of the Bacolod Our Lady of […] The post Accreditation woes force hospital to close down appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 21st, 2018

CVMC eyes to become mega hospital by 2022

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, June 21(PIA) - - The Cagayan Valley Medical Center (CVMC) located in this city is envisioned to become a 'mega' hospital in Luzon by 2022. Dr. Glenn Mathew Baggao, CVMCmedic.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2018

Dub Dynasty: Warriors sweep Cavs for second straight title

By Tom Withers, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Golden State. Golden still. Stephen Curry scored 37 points, NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant added 20 and a triple-double and the Warriors stamped themselves a dynasty after winning their second straight title and third in four years Friday night (Saturday, PHL time), 108-85 over the Cleveland Cavaliers to complete a sweep and perhaps drive LeBron James from his home again to chase championships. Overcoming obstacles all season long, the Warriors were not going to be denied and won the fourth straight finals matchup against Cleveland with ease. "This is so hard to do and doing it three out of four years is incredible," guard Klay Thompson said. It was the first sweep in the NBA Finals since 2007, when James was dismissed by a powerful San Antonio team in his first one. His eighth straight appearance didn't go well either, and now there's uncertainty where the superstar will play next. James finished with 23 points and spent the final minutes on the bench, contemplating what went wrong and maybe his next move. Act IV between the Warriors and Cavs featured a drama-filled and controversial Game 1. But from there on, Durant, Curry, Thompson, Draymond Green and the rest of this California crew showed why they're the game's gold standard. And they may stay that way. "Can't get enough of this feeling so we're going to celebrate it together," Curry said. Not wanting to give the Cavs or their fans any hope despite the fact that no team has ever overcome a 3-0 deficit in the NBA playoffs, the Warriors built a nine-point halftime lead when Curry ignored a closeout by James and dropped a three-pointer. Then the league's best team tightened the screws on Cleveland in the third quarter, outscoring the Cavs 25-13 and prompting Golden State fans to begin those drawn-out "War-eee-orrss" chants that provide a perfect musical accompaniment to their three-point barrages. By the start of the fourth quarter, the only question was whether Curry would win his first NBA Finals MVP or if it would go to Durant for the second year in a row. And again, it was Durant, who added 12 rebounds and 10 assists — more satisfaction and validation for a player who couldn't beat the Warriors so he joined them. After surviving a rougher-than-usual regular season and beating top-seeded Houston in Game 7 on the road in the Western Conference finals, the Warriors withstood an overtime scare in Game 1 and joined an elite group of teams to win multiple championships in a four-year span. Only Bill Russell's Boston Celtics, the "Showtime" Lakers and the Los Angeles squad led by Kobe and Shaq, and Michael Jordan's Chicago Bulls have been as dominant in such a short period of time. The Dub Dynasty. The path to this title was more precarious than the first two for coach Steve Kerr and the Warriors, who overcame injuries, expectations, a built-to-dethrone-them Rockets team and the brilliance of James, who scored 51 points in the series opener and carried a Cavs team from the beginning of their rollercoaster season until the end. It may have been the final game in Cleveland for the 33-year-old, who is expected to opt out of his $35.6 million contract for 2019 next month and become a free agent. James was pulled from the game with 4:03 left, and he slapped hands with the Warriors before heading to the bench. He plopped down in a chair and draped a towel over his broad shoulders, looking like a boxer on a corner stool. James averaged 34 points, 8.5 rebounds and 10 assists in the series, but as has been the case in the past, he didn't have enough help. Another Summer of LeBron is officially underway and there are already teams stretching from Philadelphia to Los Angeles hoping to land the three-time champion, who may have to go elsewhere to put together a cast strong enough — and as James made clear this week, smart enough — to bring down the Warriors. Right now, the Warriors are on another tier and with Durant expected to re-sign with them in weeks and Curry, Thompson, Green and the rest still young and hungry, their reign could last much longer. Heading into the playoffs, the Warriors appeared vulnerable. There were lingering questions about Curry's sprained left knee that sidelined him for almost six weeks and kept him out of Golden State's first-round series against San Antonio. Kerr was forced to mix and match lineups, and it became obvious the Warriors weren't going to go 16-1 and storm their way to a title like they did in 2017, when their only postseason loss came in Game 4 after the Cavs made 24 three-pointers. Kerr used 27 different starting lineups during the regular season, which ended with a head-scratching 40-point loss to Utah. The Warriors began defense of their title as a No. 2 seed and their season was in serious jeopardy when they fell behind 3-2 to presumptive MVP James Harden and the Rockets. But Golden State, catching a break when Houston star guard Chris Paul was forced to sit with a hamstring injury, showed a champion's poise by winning two straight. That set up another reunion with James and the Cavs. Maybe the last. TIP-INS Warriors: Curry made a three-pointer in his record 90th consecutive postseason game and extended his mark for three's in road playoff games to 44. ... Green is the only visiting player to post a triple-double in the playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena, doing so in Game 6 of the 2015 finals. ... Became the ninth team to sweep a finals and first to win consecutive titles since James did it with Miami in 2012 and 2013. ... Golden State has won a road game in 19 straight playoff series, tying the Heat's NBA record. ... With his 43-point performance in Game 3, Durant joined Jordan and Shaquille O'Neal as the only players to score at least 25 points in their first 13 finals games. Cavaliers: Appeared in its 26th NBA Finals game, moving past Atlanta/St. Louis into 10th place all-time. ... James averaged 34 points in his 13th postseason, his second-highest total. BROWN OUT Longtime network broadcaster Hubie Brown injured his knee while sitting courtside preparing before the game. He was treated by a medical staff on site and taken to the hospital. The 84-year-old Brown was replaced on the radio broadcast by Jon Barry. Brown was working his 17th NBA Finals......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 9th, 2018

Modernization underway as Bicol s first gov t hospital turns 100

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines – Bicol Regional Training and Teaching Hospital (BRTTH), a former US army station hospital, recently celebrated its centennial anniversary here. Dr Rogelio Rivera, BRTTH chief of hospital, said the region's first government hospital is preparing for the future to meet the global demand for better public health services  "We're heading to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2018

ICRC donates medical supplies to AFP’s Zambo main hospital

The Zamboanga City-based Camp Navarro General Hospital of the AFP received last week medical supplies from the International Committee of the Red Cross to treat people wounded in recent clashes in Sulu. ICRC donates medical supplies to AFP’s Zambo main hospital Cotabato City – The Zamboanga City-based Camp Navarro General Hospital (CNGH) of the Armed… link: ICRC donates medical supplies to AFP’s Zambo main hospital.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2018

PDEA opens all-female reform center

PHILIPPINE Drug Enforcement Agency chair, Director General Aaron N. Aquino on Wednesday led the inauguration of the country’s 1st all-female community-based 3rd ‘Balay Silangan’ or community-based drug reformation center in Caloocan City. Located at the Caloocan City North Medical Center in Camarin Road, it was the country’s 3rd reformation center….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2018

Capitol to Shoulder Hospital Bills, Provide Aid to Quadruplets

Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III assured that the Provincial Government will provide assistance to the newly-born quadruplets now confined at the neo-natal intensive care unit of the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center in Cebu City. Kenneth Tongol, 33, the father of the quadruplets, met with the governor earlier today, May 4, to ask for […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 8th, 2018

SPDA plans to build modern hospital in Davao City

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 20 April) – The Southern Philippines Development Authority (SPDA), a government-owned and controlled corporation, will construct a modern medical city in its 4.7-hectare property currently occupied by the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) 11 in Catalunan Pequeño, Davao City. Newly-appointed SPDA administrator and chief executive officer Abdulgani “Gerry” A. Salapuddin said […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsApr 20th, 2018

On Pace: Indiana opens eyes with blowout of LeBron, Cavs

By Tom Withers, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — They've spent the entire season on the fringe, virtually ignored by all but the most savvy fans and NBA insiders. They don't have any household names or any superstars on their roster, just one All-Star and a role player best known for foolish on-court antics. But as the Indiana Pacers strolled quietly into practice on Monday (Tuesday, PHL time) at Quicken Loans Arena, a building they silenced less than 24 hours earlier with an eye-catching playoff win in Game 1 over the Cavaliers, there was something unmistakable about them. They're confident — and they're no longer a secret. "People didn't expect us to do this well," Pacers forward Thaddeus Young said, leaning back in a cushioned chair at the end of Indiana's bench. "We like that. That's what kind of drives our motor a little bit, being overlooked and no one expecting us to do what we're currently doing." The Pacers were the better team — by far — on Sunday (Monday, PHL time), leading from tip to final horn in a 98-80 victory over Cleveland that snapped a 21-game winning streak in the first round for LeBron James, who had never opened the playoffs before with a loss and figures to be more aggressive in Game 2 on Wednesday (Thursday, PHL time). Led by Victor Oladipo's 32-point, tough-shot-after-tough-shot performance, Indiana outplayed, outhustled and outlasted Cleveland, giving the Pacers a 4-1 record this season against the three-time defending conference champions. This may have been a surprise to outsiders, but it was just another day on the office hardwood for the Pacers, who won 48 games during the regular season and were the only team to beat Golden State twice. Didn't know that, did you? Well, most of Indiana's accomplishments have been woefully under-publicized. That's what happens when only one of your games is shown on national TV, you're playing in a mid-market city and you appeared to throw away the future by trading away your biggest star, Paul George, last summer. But the lack of attention doesn't faze Pacers. It fuels them. "They underestimate us," Lance Stephenson said, referring to everyone, not just those Cleveland fans taunting the Pacers on Sunday. "They didn't think we would get this far and they didn't think we was going to win that many games. But if you look at our team, I guess you could say we don't have that one player or the type of players that stand out, and that's why they underestimate us." Stephenson, the Pacers' instigator, spark and arch-enemy to James, set the tone for Indiana's impressive win in Game 1 with a thunderous first-quarter dunk he celebrated by bashing his head into the padded basket stanchion. "I'm a little dizzy right now," he joked before Monday's workout. His teammates' heads aren't spinning after the series-opening win over the Cavs, who swept the Pacers in the first round a year ago. They expected to play well, and they did. The Pacers aren't flashy, but fundamental. They do the little things: boxing out, diving for loose balls, taking charges. They've been successful by following coach Nate McMillan's simple formula: share the ball, stop your man and stay connected. "We've been playing like this all year," said Oladipo, the team's rising star who has been on a mission since coming over from Oklahoma City in the deal for George. "Been playing hard on both ends all year. It just hasn't been magnified. So it's the playoffs now, we've been doing this all year. Now everybody sees." Young, who along with Myles Turner are the only starters from last year's playoff squad, said Indiana's success is rooted in the team's togetherness. A year ago, the Pacers were going in different directions. "We had a lot of guys with egos that we really couldn't push aside" he said. "And there was a lot of miscommunication and a lot of different things that were going on. We didn't know if Paul was going to be here. We didn't know if Jeff [Teague] was going to stick around. There was a lot of uncertainty and no clarity from Day One and that hurt us from being a better team than we could've been. "But this team here, we're all in. We take each and every step together. We try to work in unison each and every day. We come to work and put our hard hats on and we all believe in each other." The Pacers took Sunday's (Monday, PHL time) win in stride, like a team that has won bigger games before. There was no chest-thumping, no bragging, nothing but talk of doing it again. "There ain't nothing to celebrate about," Stephenson said. "We won the game, but we got more to accomplish.".....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsApr 17th, 2018

Eight NBA Playoffs storylines to watch

By David Aldridge, TNT Analyst Suddenly, we’re not quite as certain that Warriors-Cavs, Part IV, Sure to be Way Better than “Jaws: The Revenge” and “Superman IV: The Quest for Peace”, is going to make air, are we? The 2018 playoffs are just about here, and Stephen Curry isn’t, and Kyrie Irving won’t be, and Joel Embiid might be, and Jimmy Butler will be -- if his team is, that is. And both conference champions from a year ago are equally unsettled going into the postseason, for different reasons. The Golden State Warriors are banged up, while the Cleveland Cavaliers are brand new. Golden State hasn’t looked like an offensive leviathan, while Cleveland has been one of the league’s worst defenses. And, most importantly, each has legit challengers this year in Houston and Toronto in its respective conferences -- deep, tough, elite defensively, hard to stop offensively, and tempered/hardened/driven by recent playoff failures. Which should make late May and early June even more compelling than normal. At the least, we’ll have the Warriors going for three rings in four years, and LeBron James going for an eighth straight Finals appearance -- each representing something special. The postseason, then, should provide some theatre that Meryl Streep will drop what she’s doing to watch. Among the biggest storylines: 1. The Hinkie Referendum, Passed The Philadelphia 76ers’ scintillating run to end the regular season sets up them for a glorious postseason run, that will finalize a season in which the decisions by former GM Sam Hinkie -- the successful ones, anyway -- are rightly celebrated. (The failures of Jahlil Okafor and Michael Carter-Williams to fire as stars after Hinkie took each high in the first round are not only not ignored by Hinkie’s biggest supporters, they are cited as proof that he had to do what he did for as long as he did, because you’re going to have some misses at the top of the Draft. God, I love Hinkie Stans.) It says here that a healthy Joel Embiid and an exponentially improving Ben Simmons are the one team that can give LeBron’s Cavs true night sweats in the Kyrie-less east playoffs. Embiid is a problem for any team, but especially for the defensively indifferent and ineffective Cavaliers, who have no one remotely capable of keeping “The Process” from running wild. Since New Year’s Day, only Curry (120.4), Chris Paul (116.1) and Jamal Murray (114.7) have better Offensive Ratings among point guards than Simmons’s 113.9, per Who, from among George Hill (6'3"), Jose Calderon (6'1"), Jordan Clarkson (6'5") and J.R. Smith (6'5") is Cavs coach Tyronn Lue going to put on the 6'10" Simmons? Yes, Lue could try James on Simmons, who is no threat to shoot from deep or run through a maze of pindowns. But that doesn’t make him any easier to slow down. No matter who Philly plays in the postseason, the Sixers are going to be a problem. 2. Indiana George and the Tempo of Doom It’s taken the Oklahoma City Thunder much longer than any of us thought, but OKC is a win from the postseason (even if the Thunder can’t beat the Heat in Miami tonight, the Cancun-bound Memphis Grizzlies will be in Oklahoma City Wednesday). And that’s when Paul George will determine whether his future is in the 405 or elsewhere. The Thunder’s up-and-down regular season doesn’t provide much clue to how far they could go in the playoffs, thought OKC looked formidable in ending the Rockets’ 20-game home win streak Saturday (Sunday, PHL time). It was a game that featured Russell Westbrook successfully taking on the challenge of defending James Harden down the stretch. When Oklahoma City plays with pace and gets up and down the floor, it can beat anyone. The Thunder will likely have to take down an elite unit like Houston at some point in the playoffs to convince George to stay. 3. A Series of Fortunate Events With Irving’s injury, the Washington Wizards’ failure to launch and other maladies to Eastern Conference contenders, the Cavaliers have an increasingly clear path back to The Finals. Doing this is best way to keep LeBron: The Sequel in town for an extended run, but the proof will be in the doing, of course. Cleveland will need Larry Nance, Jr., Rodney Hood and Jordan Clarkson to perform under playoff pressure, which Nance and Clarkson have never had to do and Hood did briefly in the 2017 playoffs with the Utah Jazz. 4. She packed my bags last night, pre-flight/Zero Hour, 9 a.m The Rockets have been the best team in the league most of this season -- an offensive and defensive juggernaut, the logical extension at both ends of the floor of the standards the Warriors set the last few seasons. James Harden will likely walk away with Kia MVP honors after the season and Chris Paul has been everything Houston hoped he’d be. But Houston must finish the deal with a championship to make its own mark. 5. Jurassic Park Everything is set up for Toronto, as well -- the Raptors have the Eastern Conference’s best record and are tied with Houston for the best home record (34-7) in the league. They have home court until The Finals. Their two lynchpins, All-Stars DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry, are healthy. They’ve diversified their offense and learned to love the 3-pointer. They’re back to guarding at an elite level. The East is laid out open for a Toronto run to The Finals. There’s no excuse for the Raps not to. 6. ‘Brow’, Beating We don’t know for sure that the New Orleans Pelicans will make the playoffs. As of this writing, they haven’t clinched yet, although beating the Warriors in Oakland on Saturday went a long way toward their getting to the postseason. But assuming New Orleans is playing next weekend, its success in the playoffs can only help the franchise as it recovers from the recent death of former owner Tom Benson. “The Brow” (aka Anthony Davis) may have got us on April Fool’s Day, but the next couple of weeks will be dead serious. What if the Pelicans manage a first-round upset? Don’t say it’s not possible with the way Davis is playing. That would go an awful long way to quieting the “How the Boston Celtics Will Get Anthony Davis in 2020, Vol. MCMLXXXVII” hot takes. 7.  The Boston Medical Group The Celtics as imagined played exactly five minutes together this season. Everything that’s transpired since has been wrapped in gauze and sutured shut. Kyrie Irving’s latest knee procedure has everyone hopping off the Celtics’ postseason bandwagon -- a mistake, unless coach Brad Stevens pulls a hammy before Game 1 in the first round. Stevens has coached up whatever 12 guys are active pretty damn well since he’s come to the NBA, and he’ll still have a lot to work with in the playoffs: Al Horford, Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum and Terry Rozier (the Celtics hope they can get Marcus Smart back after the first round). The bigger issue, of course, is Irving’s health going forward -- and into next season, after which he can opt out of the last year of his deal and become an unrestricted free agent in 2019. The current belief in Boston is that Irving’s knee -- the cartilage, ligaments, tendons and bones -- is sound and that he’ll have no long-term issues with it. But Irving and the team thought taking out the tension wire that had helped heal his broken patella after his 2015 surgery would do the trick. It didn’t.   There should be no doubt Boston will be all in on Irving. But after missing these playoffs after going out in Game 1 of the Finals in ’15, Irving will again have to show he’s able to handle a season-long campaign and still be able to bring his best to the postseason. 8. Bah Gawd, That’s Kawhi Leonard’s Music! We have all worked on the assumption that Leonard isn’t going to play for the Spurs any more this season as he rehabs his quad injury, even though they’ve never quite actually said he’s out for the year -- and he, as per usual, has said next to nothing. The Spurs have ridden LaMarcus Aldridge’s All-NBA-level season to the cusp of the playoffs, but no one has much expectation they’ll be there very long if they make it without their former Finals MVP. “Do I have any expectation I’ll see Kawhi?,” Danny Green said a week ago, repeating my question to him. “As of right now, my mindset is no. I’m just going to forward without him … if he does come back, great. Our mindset is this is the group we have today, this is the group we’ll have tomorrow. If somebody does come and join, we’ll have them and it’ll be great. But right now we’re moving forward with the expectation that this is who we have.” But, it’s not like we haven’t seen guys come back suddenly for the playoffs after missing large chunks of a season. A fellow named Michael Jordan played just 18 regular season games in his second season with the Bulls in 1986, recovering from a foot injury and not returning to the lineup until mid-March. True, he did get 15 games under his belt before the playoffs. But that did not prepare anyone for his showing up in Boston Garden in Game 2 of the first round against the Celtics and dropping 63 on the home team. There are, to be sure, issues between Leonard and the Spurs, and maybe they’re insurmountable. But if, somehow, “The Klaw” wakes up one morning this month and says he’s good to go, and reports for duty … who doesn’t think San Antonio can’t start assimilating opponents into its collective just like old times? Longtime NBA reporter, columnist and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer David Aldridge is an analyst for TNT. You can e-mail him here, find his archive here and follow him on Twitter. The views on this page do not necessarily reflect the views of the NBA, its clubs or Turner Broadcasting......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

Belgian cyclist dies in Paris-Roubaix race

  Belgian cyclist Michael Goolaerts died in hospital on Sunday at the age of 23, hours after suffering heart failure during the grueling Paris-Roubaix one-day classic race in France.   "It is with unimaginable sadness that we have to communicate the passing of our rider and friend Michael Goolaerts," the rider's Veranda's Willems team said in a statement on Twitter.   They revealed he died late Sunday in a hospital in the northern French city of Lille, surrounded by his family.   "He died of cardiac arrest, all medical assistance was to no avail," the team said.   The Belgian -- competing in the one-day classic for the first tim...Keep on reading: Belgian cyclist dies in Paris-Roubaix race.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 9th, 2018

Man stabs future brod-in-law to death

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – A 20-year-old man was stabbed to death by his future brother-in-law afternoon of March 24, 2018 in Barangay Nagba, Cuartero, Capiz. Resty Arosa of Barangay Balit Mambusao, Capiz was declared dead on arrival at Sen. Gerry Roxas Memorial District Hospital in Dao town. Investigation conducted by Cuartero police station indicated that […] The post Man stabs future brod-in-law to death appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMar 26th, 2018

Game 5 hero Cabagnot confined in hospital on eve of semis duel

Little did anyone know, Alex Cabagnot was sick on the eve of the San Miguel Beer's all-important Game 5 tussle against Barangay Ginebra in the 2018 PBA Philippine Cup semifinals. "I didn't say anything to the coaches," he shared. "I was just puking and releasing you know how it is, and I checked myself at Medical City at 10 p.m. and I spent the night there. I was confined until 11 a.m. today (Saturday). But I just really wanted to help the team. I didn't want to say it in the beginning because I don't want any excuses if we win or lose." Still not feeling 100 percent, Cabagnot tried his earnest to play at his best hours after checking out of the hospital. He scored 12 points...Keep on reading: Game 5 hero Cabagnot confined in hospital on eve of semis duel.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 18th, 2018

Alex Cabagnot came from the hospital before lifting SMB over Ginebra

Ginebra’s hot start had fizzled, June Mar Fajardo was dominating, and San Miguel Beer’s balance was imposing itself, and still, the two teams were tied at 94-all inside the last four minutes of Game 5 of the 2018 PBA Philippine Cup Semifinals. It was at that point that Alex Cabagnot took matters into his own hands and hit a lay-up and then a short stab in a span of 22 seconds to grant the Beermen the lead they would protect until the final buzzer. And so, in a night that saw Fajardo impose his all-out dominance anew, Japeth Aguilar fill up his highlight reel with several dunks en route to 32 points, and Scottie Thompson tally his second career triple-double, it was Cabagnot who proved to have the game-winner – two of them to be exact. To think that he’s not even at full strength. As it turns out, the veteran guard had been battling sickness since yesterday and had just exited the hospital earlier in the day. “I was actually released from Medical City at 11:00 AM today. I spent the night there because I was just puking and releasing (stuff),” he told reporters. Before the game, the San Miguel coaching staff had no idea that their court general was feeling under the weather. “I didn’t say anything to the coaches in the beginning because I (didn’t) want any excuses if we win or lose,” he said. Indeed, Cabagnot simply showed his heart and powered through both his illness and the fighting Gin Kings. Now, he and his teammates are back in the Finals for the fourth time in a row. And now, he and his teammates have gotten for themselves a much-needed and more than welcome breather. “Personally, this (rest) is very important to me because I can go home and just get rejuvenated,” he said. He then continued, “Plus, you know naman na we could prepare more intensely and just get more mentally focused and engaged for whoever between the other two teams.” --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMar 17th, 2018

13-year-old boy hurt in Quezon shooting

LUCENA CITY--A drunk man shot and wounded a 13-year-old boy in Mauban town in Quezon province Friday night. The victim identified as "Alvin" was walking with five other companions in Barangay (village) San Miguel around 8:40 p.m. when the suspect, identified only as "Juan", 61, came out of his house and, without provocation, shot the victim using an improvised caliber .22 long firearm. The boy suffered a bullet wound on his back and was rushed to Mauban District Hospital for emergency treatment. He was later transferred to Quezon Medical Center in Lucena. Police arrested the suspect who was found to be under the influence of liquor. The lawmen confiscated the firearm loaded with...Keep on reading: 13-year-old boy hurt in Quezon shooting.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 17th, 2018

Davao Oriental’s provincial hospital now acquires CT Scan machine

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 10 March) — Indigent patients who need to undergo CT scan may now avail of this diagnostic service at the Davao Oriental Provincial Medical Center (DOPMC). The Provincial Government launched the operation of its first Computed Tomography Scanner (CT Scan) at the DOPMC in Mati City on Wednesday, March 7. Governor […] The post Davao Oriental’s provincial hospital now acquires CT Scan machine appeared first on MindaNews......»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMar 11th, 2018

38 members of Mati contingent to DAVRAA rushed to hospital due to suspected ‘food poisoning’

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 18 February) — Thirty eight members of the delegation from Mati City in Davao Oriental were rushed to the Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) Saturday night due to suspected ‘food poisoning’ on the eve of the Davao Region Athletic Association (DAVRAA) meet. The 38 complained of stomach pain and diarrhea. Five […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2018