Will AI replace doctors who read X-rays, or just make them better than ever?

05/17/2024

WASHINGTON (AP) — How good would an algorithm have to be to take over your job? It’s a new question for many workers amid the rise of ChatGPT and other AI programs that can hold conversations, write…

WATCH: X-ray shows crucifix jammed into Peruvian child’s throat

Reuters 11/23/2023

A mother was scared to death after finding out her child had swallowed a crucifix, which was successfully removed by medical staff in Peru. Maricarmen Sajami Rosas, the child’s mother, noticed the baby was experiencing discomfort and took…

MRT-3 apologizes to commuter over laptop damage after x-ray scanner check

Jean Mangaluz 03/22/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) management on Tuesday apologized to a commuter whose laptop was damaged after passing through an x-ray scanner at one of its stations, but it disputed certain aspects…

CCMC’s first 3 floors to finally accept in-patients starting tomorrow

Dyrecka Letigio 09/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A month after the second and third floors of the new Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) building have been inaugurated, patients will finally occupy the empty wards. CCMC Administrator, Yvonne Feliciano, confirmed to…

Sen. Hontiveros launches Healthy Pinas Mobile Clinic in Lapu

Futch Anthony Inso 08/11/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Senator Risa Hontiveros has formally launched in the Visayas on Wednesday, August 11, 2021, the Healthy Pinas Mobile Clinic. The mobile clinic’s first stop was at Barangay Pajo covered court, wherein they offered…

P81.6M shabu found in three LED light boxes inside Mandaue City warehouse

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/16/2020

(Updated) CEBU CITY, Philippines — A routine patrol of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas agents in courier express companies’ warehouses in Mandaue City on the evening of August 15, 2020 yielded P81.6 million worth of…

Loss of power affects MCIA Terminal 1 x-ray machine

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The departing domestic passengers at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) had to be transferred from the South Wing of Terminal 1 to the North Wing of Terminal 1 after the x-ray machine in the…

Free x-ray for suspected TB patients

Futch Anthony Inso 08/14/2018

DOH-7 OBSERVES LUNG MONTH As the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) observes the celebration of National Lung Month in August; the agency will be offering free chest x-ray services to suspected tuberculosis (TB) patients in…

Official: Install x-ray machines to deter entry of contraband into jails

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 06/22/2018

TO PREVENT the smuggling of illegal drugs and other contraband into jails, a police official has suggested to the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP-7) to put x-ray machines in all detention facilities especially those which…

Hospital upgrades prioritized in Capitol’s 2017 budget

Nestle L. Semilla 11/02/2016

Cebu’s countryside residents will no longer have to travel to Cebu City for their hospitalization needs if plans to upgrade the hospitals in the cities of Danao and Carcar push through next year. Almost 25 percent of…

Avoid hassles, check prohibited items list

Vanessa Claire Lucero 04/10/2016

Kirby Borreros, 26, packed easy-open cans of tuna in his carry-on bag, hoping to eat them in the pre-departure lounge of Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) while waiting for his early morning flight. But upon putting his…

GUNS, AMMO IN HIS LUGGAGE

Norman V. Mendoza 11/06/2015

  Taiwanese arrested  at Mactan airport after  4-day visit to Cebu; X-ray image showed suspicious black shape in his bag In the X-ray monitor, a large black shape with no details appeared as the main contents of…

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