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  1. Getting the all clear

    Posted Jul 28th 2006, 12:00am by Zara Horner

    ... Everyone seems to be detoxing these days. But what is it, and is it safe to do at home? Zara Horner asks the experts A MONTH OF starvation and colonic treatment may be out of the question for most people, but more Hongkongers are turning to quick-fix, ove ...

  2. Pathologist unable to find cause of death for model

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A pathologist could not ascertain the cause of model Annie Pang Chor-ying's death because only the skeleton was left when her remains were found in her Yau Ma Tei flat in 1999, the Coroner's Court heard yesterday. Hau Kong-lung said ...

  3. Penn death ruled accidental

    Posted Feb 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Actor Chris Penn died accidentally from an enlarged heart and the effects of a mixture of multiple medications. 'There is absolutely no indication that this is anything but an accident,' chief coroner investigator Craig Harvey said. Penn, 40, th ...

  4. Traces of morphine found in model's hair

    Posted Mar 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui But chemist unable to say if Annie Pang died of an overdose Morphine traces found in the hair of model Annie Pang Chor-ying indicated she had taken drugs at least five days before her death but it could not be ascertained that she died of an o ...

  5. Methadone boy's mother sent to jail

    Posted Sep 09th 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam A drug-addicted mother was jailed for four months yesterday for bringing home methadone that left her young son brain damaged. The 21/2-year-old toddler, who now has a mental age of six months, is under the care of his paternal grandmother. Tang ...

  6. Doctors blame lax controls

    Posted Sep 08th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh The Medical Association has blamed a lack of government regulation for what it says is the rampant abuse of cough medicine containing codeine, a powerful painkiller. It says the lure of higher profits has led drug companies to sell such cough m ...

  7. More controls needed at treatment clinics, say social workers

    Posted Aug 26th 2006, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford Tragic cases of children overdosing on methadone will continue until medical authorities tighten restrictions on clinics, social workers have warned. The case of a 22-month-old boy who suffered brain damage after drinking 10mg of methadon ...

  8. Toddler overdosed on mother's drug

    Posted Aug 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Siu-sin Weeping addict admits son was left brain damaged by swallowing her methadone A recovering drug-addicted mother yesterday pleaded guilty to bringing home methadone that left her young son brain damaged. The toddler, now 21/2, was found to have ...

  9. Drug overdose likely, coroner told

    Posted Feb 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the amount of Rapifen- an analgesic- found in Lam's body suggested Dr Li administered more of the drug than he claimed. He said it would require a half of a cc of Rapifen to be injected ...

  10. Patient's age a mystery to her surgeon, coroner told

    Posted Feb 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the prescription was as a precaution and he never suspected Lam was suffering from heart disease. Dr Li admitted giving Lam an analgesic called Rapifen after she complained verbally that she felt pain ...




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