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  1. Time to rehydrate

    Posted Jul 27th 2008, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... climates should drink at least six to eight glasses of water (or other fluid) a day to prevent dehydration. The Mayo Clinic in the US recommend that we drink more during increased physical ... by Hong Kong's Department of Health show that nearly a third of adults drink less than six cups of fluids daily. Water is essential for life: well-fed humans can survive for 60 days without ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/646809/time-rehydrate
  2. 112 students struck down by hepatitis

    Posted Dec 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Irene Wang More than 100 middle school students in Guangxi have been infected with hepatitis A in an epidemic blamed on contaminated drinking water and poor hygiene, mainland media said ... licence for the cafeteria, and the students' habit of drinking unboiled water,' Mr Jian said. The report said the middle school had two wells- one for teaching staff and one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/575676/112-students-struck-down-hepatitis
  3. 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
  4. Chicken soup cramped my style

    Posted Mar 12th 2007, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... in water, drinking bottled water, no cut fruit and so on. Looking back, it was probably the chicken soups that caused it. ... just liquids, such as bottled water (no ice), orange juice and coffee with plenty of sugar to try to boost my energy levels. This wasn't quite what the doctors would order, but it saw me ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/584690/chicken-soup-cramped-my-style
  5. Medi watch

    Posted Feb 25th 2008, 12:00am by Ned Lydon

    ... says team leader Shakira Franco Suglia. The researchers say traffic pollution may cause inflammation and affect the supply of oxygen to the brain. Rural drinking water a health risk Almost half of all drinking water in rural China is unhealthy, leading to outbreaks of diarrhoea and other diseases, reports the Ministry of Health, based on analysis of about 7,000 samples from across ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/627502/medi-watch
  6. Victoria Law, founder of fashion store Ztampz

    Posted Apr 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... What's your beauty nightmare? Skin allergies. My skin gets allergic very easily. It goes red if it's cold or windy. What's your beauty secret? Drink lots of water, don't smoke and don't drink alcohol. Also, regular DIY facials. What's your favourite part of your body? My skin. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/451685/victoria-law-founder-fashion-store-ztampz
  7. HIV detainees denied medicine: watchdog

    Posted Mar 20th 2006, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... the treatment received by many detainees, including inadequate drinking water and blankets, and the use of excess violence including tear gas and pepper spray, had violated the International Covenant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/541120/hiv-detainees-denied-medicine-watchdog
  8. Hepatitis B activist wins right to work in test of new anti-bias rules

    Posted Mar 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in cosmetics or the drinking water business, but did not explicitly lift the ban in pharmaceutical companies. One of Lei's friends, who is also a hepatitis B carrier, graduated from medical school ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/707382/hepatitis-b-activist-wins-right-work-test-new-anti-bias-rules
  9. Health official's reply does little to allay fears of flu preparedness

    Posted Dec 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... any flu virus. Sleep well, exercise, drink water, eat a healthy diet and increase vitamin D intake by supplements, or better yet sun exposure for about 20 minutes a day. Sean Niem, Mid-Levels ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/701532/health-officials-reply-does-little-allay-fears-flu-preparedness
  10. Victim warned not to attend giveaway

    Posted Sep 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Felix Chan

    ... with diabetes intending to join today's distribution should bring medication and drink water. 'Some elderly may forget to take their medication during the long waiting hours, but this could ... for a long time,' Dr Shea said. 'Long exposure to heat reduces the water content in your blood, which slows down the blood flow and thus the delivery of oxygen to vital organs like ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/514667/victim-warned-not-attend-giveaway

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