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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. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Illicit cigarette study is blowing smoke, says council on smoking and health

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:12am by CHRIS LAU

    ... chairwoman Lisa Lau Man-man said: "The tobacco industry and its supporters always express strong opposition to tobacco tax increases under the pretext it will lead to a surge in cigarette ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588896/illicit-cigarette-study-blowing-smoke-says-council-smoking-and-health
  3. News - China - HEALTH

    33 sickened by ammonia gas leak in northwestern China

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 01:29pm by WU NAN

    ... the sites of explosions and fires in the past few months, causing severe financial damage and extensive injuries. Early this month, the warehouse of a chemical plant in Putian district of Xiamen, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1587785/thirty-three-sickened-ammonia-gas-leak-northwestern-capital
  4. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Two Koreas top of global suicide charts, for different reasons

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:21am by AGENCIES

    ... noting that there were also many cases of impulsive suicides stemming from financial and medical problems. Financial hardship is a common motivator for suicide. South Korea's suicide rate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1586198/two-koreas-top-global-suicide-charts-different-reasons
  5. News - World - HEALTH

    Little evidence testosterone-boosting drugs are beneficial, US regulator says

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 09:31pm by AP

    ... an industry marketing blitz for pills, patches and formulations that has transformed testosterone into a multibillion-dollar market. Advertisements for prescription gels like Fortesta and Androgel ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1585262/little-evidence-testosterone-boosting-drugs-are-beneficial-us-regulator
  6. News - World - HEALTH

    Americans’ diet now less unhealthy, unless they’re poor

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:19pm by AP

    ... the financial crisis and which probably made healthy food less affordable for many people. Hu also noted that inexpensive, highly processed foods are often widely available in low-income neighbourhoods. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1583871/americans-diet-now-less-unhealthy-unless-theyre-poor
  7. News - World - HEALTH

    E-cigarettes need tight regulation, WHO says, citing health concerns

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 01:31am by AGENCIES

    ... global industry with 466 brands available in 62 countries, the WHO said. It voiced concern about the growing role of traditional tobacco companies in the once niche market. Manufacturers maintain e-cigarettes are safe and claim they can help smokers quit traditional cigarettes. They often come without the regulation that has increasingly dogged the traditional cigarette industry, with some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581019/e-cigarettes-need-tight-regulation-who-says-citing-health-concerns
  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Prince Philip Dental Hospital used contaminated water, documents show

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 11:37pm by Olga Wong

    ... is popular among the elderly as treatment often costs less than HK$100," he said. "It shouldn't keep patients in the dark." In the 2012-2013 financial year, 121,388 patients ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580724/prince-philip-dental-hospital-used-contaminated-water-documents-show
  9. News - China - HEALTH

    Chinese firm offers baby milk insurance after food safety scandals

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 06:34pm by Reuters

    ... of baby milk powder came to the fore in 2008 when thousands of infants fell sick and six died after an industrial chemical was added to raise the apparent protein content of certain products. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1579367/chinese-firm-offers-baby-milk-insurance-after-food-safety-scandals
  10. 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

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