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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong has higher background radiation level than Tokyo, say scientists

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 04:47am by Christy Choi

    ... University in the late 1990s found concrete used in the city contains radioactive elements- probably from the granite used as aggregate. Granite contains minerals with traces of uranium, thorium ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1455098/hong-kong-has-higher-background-radiation-level-tokyo-say-scientists
  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Healthy lifestyle of walking to work gets former weatherman 'addicted'

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 03:38am by Phila Siu

    ... pollution for pedestrians, he added. Leung agrees on the challenges this concrete jungle poses. Starting his endeavour in 1998, he took time to figure out the best route to avoid the bad air ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1463316/healthy-lifestyle-walking-work-gets-former-weatherman-addicted
  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Chinese health agency pledges smoking ban by year's end

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 04:40am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... limits to smokers. "There have been no concrete moves by the government since issuing the 12th five-year plan," said Yang Gonghuan, deputy director of Chinese Association on Tobacco ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1400176/chinese-health-agency-pledges-smoking-ban-years-end
  4. 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

    ... to the Beijing Times. Experts warned smoking-related deaths could hit two million by 2025 if no concrete efforts were made to step up control of smoking, and that number could jump to three million ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1358766/china-could-have-1-million-lung-cancer-patients-2025-experts-warn
  5. News - China - HEALTH

    Superbug fear over resistance to antibiotics

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Stephen Chen and Lo Wei

    ... to 70 major types of antibiotics in their gut microbes, compared to 49 in Spain and 45 in Denmark. While the abuse of antibiotics is a global problem, the study has provided the first concrete ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1298505/superbug-fear-over-resistance-antibiotics
  6. News - China - HEALTH

    Another bird flu death as virus spreads to Zhejiang

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 06:53pm by ZHUANG PINGHUI, LO WEI

    ... of transmission was unclear, but was probably from contact with discharges or faeces of poultry carrying the virus. The guideline said no concrete evidence of human-tohuman transmission had been found ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1206299/hangzhou-man-dies-h7n9-avian-flu-virus
  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Government says no law regulating false milk ads until 2013

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... am disappointed to see that the government did not ban these claims right away, and failed to provide a concrete timetable and plan on how they are going to curb the problem." Professor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1086898/government-says-no-law-regulating-false-milk-ads-until-2013
  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Pig carcasses in river result of weather and illnesses, not epidemic: officials

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by Alice Yan, MANDY ZUO

    ... with concrete walls. He said "non-hazardous treatment" meant throwing the carcasses into the pits and covering them with lids. He said there were five pits in the village, and the village ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1190127/pig-carcasses-river-result-weather-and-illnesses-not-epidemic-officials
  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Mobile phone antennae removed from university over cancer risk fears

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... only one in three would be transmitting antennae emitting EMR fields, it said, and concrete walls and ceilings afforded additional protection. The assurances didn't impress some staff ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1142176/mobile-phone-antennae-removed-university-over-cancer-risk-fears
  10. News - China - HEALTH

    Vice-Premier weighs in on HIV patients hospital rejection

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... to weigh in on the case. After seeing a news report about the case on Wednesday, Li called an unidentified health minister and demanded that the health authorities take concrete measures ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1088600/vice-premier-weighs-hiv-patients-hospital-rejection

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