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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Financial industry mourns sudden deaths of Keith Li and Mark Liinamaa

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 11:01am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Sudden deaths blamed on finance sector’s stress Hong Kong's financial community was in shock yesterday after the deaths of two industry professionals ... A Citigroup spokesman declined to comment, saying the case was a "personal matter". Li and Liinamaa are the latest members of the financial industry - where work pressure has soared since ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1189100/sudden-death-top-fund-manager-reminder-high-pressure-financial-sector
  2. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    62 million people in China obese, sparking fears of 'alarming' financial burden

    Posted May 29th 2014, 11:46am by Jeanette Wang

    ... of people being overweight or obese in China was relatively low compared to other countries, the total figure was "alarming" in terms of the consequent financial burden on the health ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1521011/21-billion-people-are-obese-china-and-us-among-worlds-fattest-new
  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Smoking to have 'devastating' economic impact in China: WHO

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:39am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... is that the organisation in charge of implementing the convention on the mainland is the State Tobacco Monopoly Administration, which also oversees the industry and there is a conflict of interest. Chan said she ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1550692/smoking-have-devastating-economic-impact-china-who
  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Liposuction tragedy to prompt tighter controls on GPs

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 03:41am by Patsy Moy and Ada Lee

    ... the government would draft the legislation for tabling in the Legislative Council. "We accept the criticism that it has taken too long [to regulate]," Ko said. In the beauty industry, grey ... with the beauty industry. "I am very much concerned about the malpractice of doctors when they are running a beauty business with those parlours," Kwok said. He also criticised the government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1541998/liposuction-tragedy-prompt-tighter-controls-gps
  5. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Cigarette makers ignore Indonesia health warning label deadline

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 01:34pm

    ... the archipelago. “This clearly indicates that the cigarette industry has defied Indonesian law,” said commission chair Arist Merdeka Sirait. “The government has been defeated by the cigarette industry ... fifth-largest cigarette producer and a growth market for the industry. Farmers hold rowdy protests when restrictions are proposed, and lobbyists maintain tight connections with politicians ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1540253/cigarette-makers-ignore-indonesia-health-warning-label-deadline
  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Woman dies after receiving liposuction at hair treatment centre

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 07:48pm by Emily Tsang, Danny Mok and Johnny Tam

    ... Obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes added to the risk of major complications for patients, he said. Federation of Beauty Industry chairman Nelson Yip Sai-hung said beauty salons usually ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1541106/woman-dies-after-receiving-liposuction-hair-treatment-centre
  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Strain on Hong Kong's health system increases as government dithers over reform

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:30am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... and force them to pay 10 per cent more for medical insurance," the federation said. "The insurance industry proposes that existing medical insurance products continue to be sold alongside ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1537954/strains-health-system-rise-government-dithers-over-reform
  8. News - World - HEALTH

    New technology helps teeth to heal themselves, without need for fillings

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 10:29pm by WASHPOST

    ... Academic research supporting the validity of the remineralisation technology is expected to be published in industry journals in coming months. Pitts offered a "conservative" estimate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1536315/new-technology-helps-teeth-heal-themselves-without-need-fillings
  9. News - China - HEALTH

    Nation's drinking water pipelines contaminated with micro-organisms, say experts

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:06am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... are unaware of the issue and often drink from the tap. Senior government officials and water scientists met last year in Beijing to discuss potable water safety, industry insiders say. One possible ... unnoticed, Guan said. Another option to improve quality is replacing urban drinking water networks, researchers say. "The water research community and related industries are all excited," ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1532118/nations-drinking-water-pipelines-contaminated-microorganisms-say-experts
  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    'I could never give up on my HIV-positive son'

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 04:48am by LO WEI

    ... in Hong Kong, Chan took his son to the mainland city where he worked in the furniture design industry. He would not give the location, except to say that it was a two-hour flight or a 20-hour ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1530981/i-could-never-give-my-hiv-positive-son

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