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  1. Man, 48, drowns at Shek O beach trying to help 3 other swimmers

    Posted Nov 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporters A 48-year-old man drowned yesterday at Shek O beach after he tried to help swimmers seemingly having trouble. Witnesses said the man was on a floating platform at about ... were on the beach because the service is suspended from November 1 to March 31. Shek O resident Kate Hodgson said that although she was not very close to the scene, she saw people drag swimmers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/659367/man-48-drowns-shek-o-beach-trying-help-3-other-swimmers
  2. Beach-goers beware, it's another scorcher today

    Posted Jun 24th 2006, 12:00am by Lauren Crothers

    ... Lauren Crothers The Hong Kong Observatory yesterday issued a 'very hot' weather warning, the first such alert this year. The warning was issued at 4.30pm when the peak ... According to Tammy Lee Chau Chui-ngor, an education officer with the Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society, the incidence of skin cancer is increasing in Hong Kong. She said that it was the 10th most common ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/553959/beach-goers-beware-its-another-scorcher-today
  3. Hong Kong: still perfect

    Posted Apr 30th 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... something like this... As cracks begin to appear in the world's former superpowers, particularly in the freedom-loving United States, Hong Kong's economy is faring splendidly. 'There are no problems here,' said Chief-Almighty Wang Sing-ho, looking tanned and fit during his public address last night, despite overseas lies of ill health. Bright business outlook Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/678585/hong-kong-still-perfect
  4. News - Hong Kong - SURGERY

    Concern over retirement of Hong Kong sex-change surgeon

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... no successor The only doctor who can carry out sex-change operations in Hong Kong public hospitals is due to retire in two years, triggering concern that patients who want life-altering surgery may ... that Dr Yuen is retiring and plan for that," he said. Professor Sam Winter, who specialises in transgender and sexuality studies at the University of Hong Kong, said Yuen's retirement ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1214069/concern-over-retirement-hong-kong-sex-change-surgeon
  5. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    The fight to diagnose mitochondrial disease in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... the tests were still not available in Hong Kong- as they tried to determine whether she had mitochondrial disease- a rare group of neurometabolic diseases. The mystery was solved when the diagnosis ... of appeals for donations, equipment to diagnose the ailment was brought to Hong Kong a few months ago and will be operational at the Queen Mary Hospital next year, after a trial. "The most ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1152630/fight-diagnose-mitochondrial-disease-hong-kong
  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Superbug cases rise fourfold in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Drug-resistant superbugs outpace medical research Cases of the deadly drug-resistant superbug NDM-1 quadrupled in Hong Kong this year, rising from three to 12. Patients undergoing medical procedures ... on the misuse of antibiotics and a lack of new medicine in recent years. University of Hong Kong microbiologist Ho Pak-leung said: "Superbugs are turning into megabugs... Our medicine cannot catch ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1084369/superbug-cases-rise-fourfold-hong-kong
  7. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Hong Kong has right conditions for outbreaks of drug-resistant superbugs

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by ERNIE YAP

    ... level, spread of the superbug is boosted by overpopulation, a humid climate, and most importantly, indiscriminate use of antibiotics. As a travel hub. Hong Kong is at risk. Because treatment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1074907/hong-kong-has-right-conditions-outbreaks-drug-resistant
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    New York model to fight teen pregnancy not best for Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... SCMP Editorial Wiser solution to teen pregnancy The thought of Hong Kong fighting teenage pregnancy by following New York's example of handing out morning-after birth control pills ... of those keeping their babies dropping out of school. Teenage pregnancy would not seem to be as big a problem in Hong Kong. Census figures showed 166 births to women under 18 in 2010 and phone help ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1053368/new-york-model-fight-teen-pregnancy-not-best-hong-kong
  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Overseas doctors needed in Hong Kong to ease crisis, say UK experts

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by EMILY TSANG AND LO WEI

    ... Emily Tsang and Lo Wei British experts warn Hospital Authority that restrictions on foreign recruitment should be relaxed quickly to lift threat to patient safety Overseas doctors 'needed to ease crisis' Curbs on hiring overseas doctors should b ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1048884/overseas-doctors-needed-hong-kong-ease-crisis-say-uk-experts
  10. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    Hong Kong flu shot subsidy increased for children, free at some clinics

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Childhood Immunisation Programme. In the Hong Kong Paediatric Society poll of 3,200 parents of children aged less than six, half said their children had received no vaccines apart from those ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1046308/hong-kong-flu-shot-subsidy-increased-children-free-some-clinics

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