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  1. Guangdong to expand its clean-needle trial for addicts

    Posted Apr 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... key due to vehement public opposition. Critics believe providing free needles to addicts will encourage drug abuse. But the State Council said the scheme was effective. It has asked local ... realistically it is impossible to stop drug abuse or prostitution at the moment.' He said health authorities would raise publicity to educate people. The expert believed people would gradually ...

  2. Pharmacists warn of Tamiflu dangers

    Posted Aug 07th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... in case their children fell ill. 'It is very dangerous, as Tamiflu is not suitable for self-medication,' he said, adding that abuse of the drug could damage the central nervous system, possibly causing hallucinations and suicidal tendencies. He said the community lacked a monitoring system to prevent Tamiflu abuse, which could also lead to drug resistance and mutation of the flu ...

  3. People's republic of desire

    Posted Apr 07th 2004, 12:00am by Annie Wang

    ... it simply because they can. We've seen this with the popularity of cosmetic surgery, and the abuse of drugs such as Viagra. 'You said he was unfaithful to you before?' asks Niuniu. ...

  4. Making the cut

    Posted Mar 21st 2004, 12:00am by Adele Rosi

    ... unemployment and suicide rates, drug abuse and crime- in recent years owing to a poor economy. 'It is great for us, particularly as a 'foreign' company, to give something back to Hong ... history, but while many of his peers end up in jail or on drugs, he is taking steps towards a positive future, earning money and beginning what could be a successful career. He is one of hundreds ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted Jul 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 4 new centres for drug users Four NGOs have been commissioned to run four new counselling centres for psychotropic substance abusers, the Social Welfare Department said. The centres start ...

  6. The high cost of high anxiety

    Posted Mar 21st 2005, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... hand washing and counting. If you were to do a web search for Seroxat (sold as Paxil in the US), you might get the impression that the drug is bad news. It reportedly can cause violent outbursts and self-abuse, and can be addictive, with severe withdrawal symptoms. 'If I'd know what I'd have to go through, there's no way that I'd have started taking ...

  7. ALBUM (1989)

    Posted Aug 09th 2009, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... statement about the myriad problems the city faced during the 1980s. Poverty, violence, drugs and just about any other vice that comes to mind gets a mention. Reed had sung about the city's ... lines, the faulty map/ that brought Columbus to New York,' sings Reed, taking a bit of poetic licence to guide the listener into the city. What follows is an articulate litany of abuses ...

  8. The painful reality behind social cachet

    Posted Apr 18th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Cocaine has a reputation for being a fairly benign drug. But behind the fun and social cachet, there is a darker picture. Stories of people 'losing it' abound ... but when it gets its claws into people, it is incredibly difficult to remedy, says Kwai Chung Substance Abuse Assessment Unit senior medical officer Ben Cheung. 'There is a lot of myth about ...

  9. Can I call you mother?

    Posted May 08th 2004, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... for the SWD. 'We encourage the child to go back to their real parents for bonding and attachment, unless they are abusive, irresponsible or incapable.' Kitty's natural father was a drug ...

  10. China out of step with trend against death penalty

    Posted May 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is not the only way to pass HIV-Aids. Drug users risk exposure if they share needles. CARL C. PERITO, Yau Ma Tei Stop showing abuses After seeing, and reading articles on, the humiliation of Iraqi ... sentences for crimes such as drug smuggling. The death penalty is the ultimate in cruel, degrading and inhumane punishments. It has never been shown to deter crime more effectively than other ...




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