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  1. Unfit bus drivers a 'time bomb' on roads

    Posted Jun 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... step up surveillance of the health of drivers. Research has shown that professional bus drivers are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease. A study by the Occupational Safety and Health ... disease. A spokeswoman for Kowloon Motor Bus, owner of the double-decker, said the driver, who had been with KMB for 23 years, had a blackout. 'On Lung Mun Road, the bus captain fainted,' ...

  2. The Big Issue

    Posted Feb 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Factbox According to the Environmental Protection Department, when the roadside Air Pollution Index (API) reaches 101 to 200, those with heart or respiratory illnesses (such as coronary heart and cardiovascular diseases, asthma, chronic bronchitis and chronic obstructive airways diseases) are advised to avoid staying in areas with heavy traffic. If they need to remain in areas ...

  3. letters

    Posted May 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Light pollution in HK Studies in the United States have found that light pollution can cause serious health problems including stress, hypertension and aggravating cardiovascular disease. Some ... Precious gift of life Once, I watched a TV programme about a couple and their baby girl. When the baby was not yet born, they already knew that she had a serious disease. And she may die ...

  4. talk back

    Posted Sep 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... shows that cardiovascular diseases, lung cancer and various respiratory infections are caused by smoking. Just looking at smoking's bad consequences, there is no reason why cigarette ...

  5. Help people to prevent disease

    Posted Oct 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are a complex interaction between many factors. Cardiovascular diseases, for example, are caused by both modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors- examples of the latter being advancing age, heredity ... on communicable diseases, without addressing non-communicable diseases such as heart disease, stroke and cancer, especially as the latter are the top causes of death in Hong Kong. I mentioned that similar ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Jun 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that there is a link between exercise and good health and that they should avoid becoming couch potatoes or internet addicts. Apart from ensuring good health and lowering the risk of cardiovascular diseases ...

  7. Burning issue

    Posted May 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... increases in death from cardiovascular disease and lung cancer, among others. It also says that higher levels of fine particulates have been associated with an increased prevalence of asthma. ...

  8. Letters

    Posted May 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... this modern working position and colon cancer as well as cardiovascular diseases. My solution to the problem is simple- don't sit at the desk but stand. The consumption of calories will increase ...

  9. Government not facing up to pollution problem

    Posted Sep 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and cardiovascular disease. The current air quality objectives (AQO) offer no health protection whatsoever. Even so, they are being used as a device for a permissive interpretation of environmental impact ... of architecture and fine arts, Dalian University of Technology Breastfeeding vs obesity The article 'Children at risk of heart disease' (September 23) highlights the health risks associated ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Aug 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and growing burden of infectious and non-communicable diseases, including HIV and Aids, cardiovascular disease and cancer. To address these public health concerns, countries must be willing and able ...




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