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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Illicit cigarette study is blowing smoke, says council on smoking and health

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:12am by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com Illicit cigarette study may be blowing smoke One out of three cigarettes smoked in Hong Kong last year was illicit, costing the government more than HK$3.2 billion in lost tax revenue, a study by two overseas think tanks says. But the Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health (COSH) says the results are "dubious". The Illicit Tobacco ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong Red Cross volunteers return from Ebola-stricken Liberia, free of disease

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 02:45am by CHRIS LAU, TIMMY SUNG

    ... Chris Lau and Timmy Sung Volunteers return from Ebola-stricken Liberia Two local volunteers who worked to fight Ebola in Liberia arrived back in Hong Kong yesterday disease-free, as lawmakers gathered to discuss measures to prevent the deadly virus from entering the city. Clinical psychologist Eliza Cheung Yee-lai and Dr May Yeung Pui-shan, both from Hong Kong Red Cross, showed ...

  3. News - China Insider - HEALTH

    Chinese prostitutes as young as 15 suffering high STD and abortion rates, study reveals

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:46pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Prostitutes in a remote province of China – some of them as young as 15 – are suffering from high rates of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), unplanned pregnancy and prevalent abortions, a study by an award-winning researcher has found. The study was based on interviews with 310 prostitutes, aged 15 to 20 years old, in Kunming, capital city ...

  4. News - World - HEALTH

    US boy develops itchy rash from his iPad amid reports of nickel allergies

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 10:14pm by AP

    ... putting it in a protective case, she said. Whether all iPad models and other Apple devices contain nickel is uncertain. Apple spokesman Chris Gaither said the company had no comment. Nickel rashes ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Ex-Queen Elizabeth Hospital oncologist gets suspended sentence for failing to disclose conviction

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 02:57pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... the council's temporary chairwoman, Professor Felice Lieh Mak, said. Chan's legal representative, Chris Howse, said that his client's failure to report the conviction was a result of incorrect ...

  6. News - China Insider - HEALTH

    China could have 1 million lung cancer patients by 2025, experts warn

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 09:30pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Patients suffering from lung cancer in China could top one million by 2025, medical experts warned at a forum in Beijing on Saturday, refreshing calls for tobacco control in the world’s largest maker of cigarettes. Both the occurrence rate and the death rate of lung cancer have been on the sharp rise in past decades, doctors and researchers said ...

  7. News - China Insider - HEALTH

    Starbucks lids in Taiwan to be changed after failing heat test

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 02:51pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Starbucks in Taiwan said it was planning to replace its polystyrene lids- known as No 6 lids- at all stores after the coffee cup covers appeared to melt in 90-degree heat, potentially a health risk, media reported on Tuesday. President Starbucks Coffee, a joint company of Starbucks Coffee International and Taiwan’s Uni-president Enterprises, said ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Aids day in Central brings understanding to disease

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... workshops are only in Chinese," said Leung. One of her Nepalese students Chris Rana, 15, who was interviewing people about their perceptions of Aids for a project, had a good understanding ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Asbestos inspection sparks health concerns among building residents

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... if a building contained asbestos. "It's important information to convey. We usually disclose it, if we know about it," said Chris Liem, owner of property firm Engel and Volkers. ...



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