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  1. LORD knows

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and poetic. Health-conscious wine lovers, however, are careful to drink a little more water that hasn't been squeezed from a grape alongside their fine vintages. If you use water to quench your thirst, you will be more inclined to sip and savour the wine than to gulp it. Drinking water also slows the absorption of alcohol into the bloodstream and reduces dehydration, one of the prime ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1002170/lord-knows
  2. To boldly glow

    Posted Jul 20th 2008, 12:00am by Debra Meiburg

    ... while drinking as this can cause serious liver damage. The latest fad is to take heart-burn medicines, such as Zantac or Pepcid AC, to combat the flush. Apparently the tablets have to be taken ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/645892/boldly-glow
  3. Cold war hangover cure for HK boozers

    Posted Nov 07th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Herbal treatment developed by Russian scientists might encourage binge drinking, doctor warns A hangover cure allegedly used by Russia's cold war secret agents to drink rival spies under the table is to be sold in Hong Kong and the mainland, with distributors boasting that it can help stop the ill effects of excessive drinking. However, a leading Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/477155/cold-war-hangover-cure-hk-boozers
  4. Small beer

    Posted Jun 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Legislative Council has approved cuts in duty on alcoholic drinks which were proposed in the Budget. Do you think this will lead to the price of alcohol actually going down in bars and restaurants? Write to us. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/596850/small-beer
  5. Brands reluctant to put warning on labels

    Posted May 08th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Warning slogans like 'Don't drink and drive' may not appear on beer and liquor bottles after all, but breweries and producers of other alcoholic drinks have ... into ways that they can help educate the public against drink-driving. Warning slogans on labels was one of the suggestions. But a source close to the meeting said there could be more effective ways ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/679557/brands-reluctant-put-warning-labels
  6. Child 'given disinfectant, not cough syrup'

    Posted Sep 08th 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Zhuang Pinghui and Mary Ann Benitez Health officials say storage bottles had correct medicine as they investigate possibility of dispensing mix-up At least one child involved in a drug mix-up at a Tung Chung clinic may have been given disinfectant alcohol ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/563145/child-given-disinfectant-not-cough-syrup
  7. Disco drugs sold like dim sum off trolleys

    Posted Jul 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong Police have found that disco patrons are buying Ecstasy and ketamine wheeled out on trolleys, in the same way that dim sum is sold in restaurants. The discovery was made weeks ago when two female officers began an undercover operation at thr ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/509543/disco-drugs-sold-dim-sum-trolleys
  8. Lifestyle - Health - ALCOHOLISM

    Why there's no future in drinking alcohol

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Drinkers' days are numbered Heavy drinking has long been known to be a risk factor for intracerebral haemorrhage, a type of stroke caused by bleeding in the brain. But a new study published today in the journal Neurology has put a figure on the grave prognosis for alcoholics. People who have three or more alcoholic drinks per day may ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1033430/why-theres-no-future-drinking-alcohol
  9. Two studies on drinking coffee indicate actual health benefits

    Posted Jul 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... drink? The first study, published in Cancer Research in Britain, does not set a limit. 'Our results indicate that the more caffeinated coffee you consume, the lower your risk of developing ... which suggest coffee drinking may be risky for heart patients. It now appears that a couple of cups of coffee per day may actually help protect against heart failure.' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1005681/two-studies-drinking-coffee-indicate-actual-health-benefits
  10. How much do you really need to drink

    Posted Nov 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... the New York-Presbyterian Hospital), staff overloaded his body with fluids, causing a fatal heart attack. Yes, while drinking water is a healthy habit, too much can lead to a condition called hyponatremia, in which there is not enough sodium (salt) in the body fluids outside the cells. Long distance runners who drink too much plain water and people who work in climates that cause excessive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/983487/how-much-do-you-really-need-drink

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