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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    China's rich and corporations lag in fight against Ebola, World Food Programme says

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:37am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing China's rich lag in fighting Ebola, UN agency says China's corporations and billionaires have lagged behind in contributions to fighting the Ebola epidemic ... this is the time that they could really have such a huge impact," said Brett Rierson, WFP representative in China. "You can ask the same thing of the corporate sector, being the largest investors ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1620916/chinas-rich-and-corporations-lag-fight-against-ebola-world-food-programme
  2. News - China - HEALTH

    Low-tar cigarette lawsuit not over, as campaigner vows to keep up health fight

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:13am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... lawsuit accusing a mainland cigarette maker of false advertising. He's under no illusions about the clout of the tobacco industry. Li is suing manufacturer China Tobacco Jiangxi Industrial ... by lowering tar content. Some scientists say his research contradicts international health standards. Xie is also vice-president of Zhengzhou Tobacco Research Institute under the China National ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1556672/low-tar-cigarette-lawsuit-not-over-campaigner-vows-keep-health-fight
  3. News - China Insider - HEALTH

    Drinking your own urine: The unorthodox Chinese 'miracle cure'

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 07:32pm by Nectar Gan

    ... Nectar Gan nectar.gan@scmp.com The China Urine Therapy Association claims that drinking urine can 'improve the body's ability to fight diseases' If the infamously bitter taste of Chinese traditional medicine is already bad enough to turn you off, just imagine that there are 100,000 people practising urine therapy in mainland China- at least according to claims ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1544386/drinking-your-own-urine-unorthodox-chinese-miracle-cure
  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Study finds hazardous chemicals in children's soccer boots on sale in Hong Kong

    Posted May 19th 2014, 06:08pm by FANNY FUNG

    ... or Adidas, an official partner of Fifa, world soccer's governing body and organiser of next month's event in Brazil. Most of the products were made in mainland China or Indonesia. Nike said ... to consumers," Katja Schreiber, its director of corporate communications, said. "We clearly reject Greenpeace's attempt in making our consumers believe that our products are unsafe." Lin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1515670/study-hazardous-chemicals-childrens-soccer-boots-hong-kong-nike-adidas-puma
  5. News - China - HEALTH

    Black lungs, rotting teeth: China urged to use graphic warnings on cigarette packs

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 11:45am by Staff Reporter

    ... source of tax revenue. The mainland is one of the few markets in the world that has state-owned monopolies running tobacco production and trade, via the China National Tobacco Corporation ... Staff Reporter WHO, mainland experts argue that simple text warnings are no longer an effective deterrent China’s cigarette packages need more graphic warnings like rotting teeth ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1471021/black-lungs-rotting-teeth-china-urged-switch-more-graphic-warnings
  6. News - China - HEALTH

    Kunming citizens out in force for blood donation drive to help railway attack victims

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 04:45pm by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com With numerous casualties of Saturday’s brutal Kunming railway station attack still being treated at hospital, the city’s residents have banded ... attack Knife-wielding assailants, reportedly from the restive Xinjing province, went on a stabbing rampage at the railway station, leaving at least 29 civilians dead and some 140 injured. Twelve ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1439367/kunming-citizens-out-force-blood-donation-drive-help-railway-attack
  7. News - China - HEALTH

    WHO demands urgent smoking controls to curb number of deaths

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... criticised the State Tobacco Monopoly Administration, which runs China National Tobacco Corporation, the world's biggest cigarette producer, for allowing the industry to use ... of deaths in China. NCDs- chronic problems such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes, cancer and lung disease- account for 83 per cent of deaths on the mainland and smoking is a major risk factor. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1100276/who-demands-urgent-smoking-controls-curb-number-deaths
  8. News - World - HEALTH

    H7 bird flu at Australian farm; 'no impact' on food safety

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Sydney

    ... of the virus, often wild birds. "It generally spreads by the movement of birds from the farm and there certainly hasn't been any of those," Roth told Australian Broadcasting Corporation ... is conducting a review, an official said. China's quarantine bureau has not issued a ban but analysts said it is not a major importer of Australian poultry. Australia suffered an outbreak of a bird ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1084249/h7-bird-flu-australian-farm-no-impact-food-safety

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