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  1. Sobering up on teen drinking?

    Posted Jun 01st 2005, 12:00am by Claude Adams

    ... American one: instead of teaching teens alcohol can be a normal part of a young person's social life- a glass of champagne at graduation, for example- the ritual suggests something more sinister. It says alcohol is OK, as long as you consume it furtively, after hours, in a closed group. If you throw up, or pass out, that's also okay. We will carry you home. At one school ...

  2. Help yourself

    Posted Aug 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wayne Moran, a doctor who runs an addiction clinic in Aberdeen, says about half his patients are people with alcohol dependency. Many professional Hongkongers work in places where drinking ... drinking? Do you feel you need to have an eye-opener the day after a heavy drinking session? 'Even if you answer yes to only one of these, it's 80 per cent likely that you have alcohol ...

  3. More hitting the bottle when times get tough

    Posted Jun 05th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy A university researcher says his new survey reveals it's time for a programme devoted to dealing with alcohol abuse Nearly 10 per cent of working-age Hongkongers use alcohol ... a psychiatry professor at the university, said although alcohol abuse in Hong Kong had not become as severe as in Japan and South Korea, it was time the city set up a centre devoted to treatment ...

  4. Lifetime ban looms for drink-drivers

    Posted May 04th 2005, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... But as many drivers bribe policemen during crackdowns, the extent of alcohol abuse is likely to be much higher. ... drink-drivers. Anyone caught with more than the current legal limit of 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood will automatically be banned under proposed changes the government ...

  5. Doctors fear growing number of youth risking binge drinking

    Posted Apr 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ulcers, unconsciousness and even coma, and some alcohol abusers are prone to pathological jealousy and delusions that undermine their personal relationships. A warning on the link between alcoholism and child and spousal abuse was issued at yesterday's news conference by Edward Chan Ko-ling, lecturer in the University of Hong Kong's department of social work. He said he had ...

  6. Kissel tells of physical, sexual abuse

    Posted Aug 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... person.' She said that once he passed out for about 20 minutes on a plane because of the combined effects of drugs, alcohol and jet lag. He had become increasingly dependent on painkillers ...

  7. Warning on binge-drinking pupils

    Posted Nov 12th 2005, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier, Will Clem

    ... Katherine Forestier and Will Clem ESF school alerts parents and police to under-age alcohol abuse in Lan Kwai Fong and Wan Chai There have been calls for the government to introduce tougher restrictions on the sale of alcohol, following a letter from an international school alerting parents to the problem of students binge drinking in areas like Wan Chai and Lan Kwai Fong. ...

  8. Abusers attack mind, not body, if wives pregnant

    Posted May 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Men who abuse their pregnant wives are more likely to use psychological than physical violence, according to a study by the University of Hong Kong. But the mental scars ... and October 2003, 5 per cent said they had been abused by their husbands during pregnancy. Of this figure, one-third said the abuse involved physical violence, while the remainder suffered ...

  9. Black Earth

    Posted Feb 06th 2005, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... town, and in Sakhalin in the east, as everywhere else, are epidemics of HIV, TB, suicide, drug abuse and alcoholism. ...

  10. Beauty Flash

    Posted Jan 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... BECCA cosmetics BECCA, a cosmetics brand founded by Australian-born makeup artist Rebecca Morrice Williams, has landed in Hong Kong. The brand has a range of foundation and concealer products for the fairest to the darkest complexions. Each formula offers ...




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