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  1. Internet addicts pull the plug at Beijing treatment centre

    Posted May 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivian Wu A year after dropping out of university, Liu Pinyi manages a smile as she makes her way to a special medical centre for internet junkies in Beijing. At the height of her obsession, the former telecommunications student once spent an entire week ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/502127/internet-addicts-pull-plug-beijing-treatment-centre
  2. A new road to recovery

    Posted Oct 16th 2007, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... Private clinics are offering addicts a better chance of staying clean than harsh state-run centres, writes Jane Moir Just over an hour's drive from the congested centre of Wuhan, a large alabaster building with a blue-tiled roof and landscaped courty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/611716/new-road-recovery
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/536487/penn-death-ruled-accidental
  4. What's your favourite sport?

    Posted Sep 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tina Yip, 14 I'm not very athletic, but I love to swim. I'm glad that my mum forced me to take swimming lessons when I was a child. At first, I was so scared that got out of the pool and my teacher had to chase me around the poolside. Although I ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/514823/whats-your-favourite-sport
  5. Thousands seek a fix every day

    Posted Nov 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Department of Health launched the methadone treatment programme in 1972. It is the only 'substitution' therapy that caters for drug-dependent people who are not suitable for or receptive to residential or other forms of treatment. There are ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/479996/thousands-seek-fix-every-day
  6. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/540340/traces-morphine-found-models-hair
  7. Alive and kicking

    Posted Nov 05th 2007, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... A programme to help drug-addicted mothers and their newborn babies is yielding results, writes Ella Lee Kit cradled her one-year-old daughter in her arms, smiling at her while gently feeding her with a bottle of milk. Like other mothers, Kit loves her bab ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/614376/alive-and-kicking
  8. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/563146/doctors-blame-lax-controls
  9. Lifestyle - Health

    Why Asians prefer to tough it out than resort to painkillers

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by Abigail Collier

    ... Abigail Collier abigail.collier@scmp.com Asians prefer to tough it out than resort to painkillers Are Asians gluttons for punishment? Experts who spoke at a Hong Kong Pain Society workshop last month seem to think so. They say a passive attitude towards s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1011419/why-asians-prefer-tough-it-out-resort-painkillers
  10. Wan Chai drug clinic back in the firing line again

    Posted Nov 29th 2004, 12:00am by Julia Xuantong Zhu

    ... Julia Xuantong Zhu Call to make methadone dispensary a mobile unit another twist in long saga For a decade, the Violet Peel Clinic has been dispensing methadone from premises near Wan Chai MTR station in an effort to wean addicts off drugs. And for much o ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/479995/wan-chai-drug-clinic-back-firing-line-again

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