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  1. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Lab Report

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... social harmony or creativity is desired. Born with a taste for alcohol Vulnerability to alcohol and drug abuse may begin in the womb and be linked to how much fatty and sugary foods a mother eats ... weighed more as adults and drank more alcohol, and those on high-sugar diets also had stronger responses to commonly abused drugs such as amphetamine, says research neuroscientist Nicole Avena. ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Hong Kong girls using wider variety of drugs than boys as addicts get younger

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 10:17am by Bernice Chan

    ... centre run by the Society for the Aid and Rehabilitation of Drug Abusers (Sarda) and the women are celebrating their reintegration into society after managing to stay clean for a year. Lily, ... depressed to very high, so it's like a miracle." On the face of it, official figures on drug abuse may seem encouraging. The Security Bureau's narcotics division shows a decline ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Rewind album: Raw Power, by The Stooges (1973)

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 08:14am by Richard James Havis

    ... and drug abuse, which forced them to split up two years before this album was recorded. The danger that surrounded the musicians didn't stop with the drugs, either. Band leader Iggy Pop (real name James Newell Osterberg), who channelled the primal, primitive instincts seen in some of the best rock'n'roll, abused himself on stage, gouging his flesh with broken glass, ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education - REALITY CHECK

    Helping children with bad news stories

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Jessica Ogilvy-Stuart

    ... of psychological illness or drug abuse behind behaviour which you can discuss with your children. There have been recent stories of extreme violence in Hong Kong as a result of methamphetamine consumption. The Hong Kong Police website police.gov.hk has clinical explanations of the effects and side effects of the main illegal drugs which offers information without being judgmental. Discussing drug ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - BOOK (1966)

    Fact-based novel about a multiple murder broke new ground

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by VIC

    ... that are exposed in glimpses, with a promise of full gratification at the end. In Cold Blood proved to be Capote's last novel, as he spiralled deeper into alcoholism and drug abuse. His research ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health

    Scientists examine the causes and treatment of addictive behaviour

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 10:34am by DAVID TAN

    ... Abuse, opiates- such as heroin- have been the most common drug abused in Hong Kong; however, rates of heroin abuse have been dropping. In its place, psychotropic substances- which cross ... abusing drugs, alcohol and nicotine typically kills you gradually, another well-known addiction that can kill quickly is gambling, whether in casinos or on the stock market. In Hong Kong, a 2010 ...

  7. Lifestyle - WEDDINGS

    Love is the only drug for Town Island sweethearts

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Cheng

    ... resilience in dealing with the students. "You have to understand that these students who used to abuse drugs aren't going to sit there obediently and listen to you, they are quite ... been addicted to drugs for so long and didn't want to be a burden on anyone," he said. With his history of drug abuse and having only studied up to Form Two, Chi-ho initially felt ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    How horticulture therapy can teach life skills to those with special needs

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 09:44am by Bernice Chan

    ... Women's Treatment Centre in Sheung Shui. "One father said in the beginning he could not accept that his daughter was a drug abuser. But he attended the sessions and learned that if we can use ... with dementia, children and youth, inter-generational therapy and rehabilitation, therapy for the visually impaired, mentally ill and drug abusers," says Fung. "It's full of stories ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ALBUM (1969)

    Rewind album: Let It Bleed, by the Rolling Stones

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 04:36pm by Charlie Carter

    ... the Stones casting off their past. Jones, a victim of his own inflated ego, drug abuse and alcoholism, played minor parts in just two of the album's songs. On the epic and sprawling blues ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - FICTION

    Book review: Bloodswell by Jane Houng

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by Tessa Chan

    ... themes for Hong Kong, including homosexuality and teenage drug abuse. It also explores Anna's first experiences of sex- although all the metaphors of erupting volcanoes and foamy waves ...




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