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  1. Lifestyle - Health - COSMETIC SURGERY

    Women get feet reshaped to fit high heels

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 12:00am by SUNORY DUTT

    ... into a tight-fitting shoe should not be a standard of care in any physician's office," says Donald R. Bohay, an orthopaedic surgeon in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Collagen- a natural protein found ...

  2. Animal warrior is fighting fit despite being grounded by case of swine flu on aircraft

    Posted Jul 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... to be scrubbed, but the activist is taking her enforced isolation in stride. 'It's a bit frustrating being quarantined, especially as I'm fighting fit and my temperature's a very ...

  3. Flu response will test government's fitness

    Posted May 04th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Six years ago, Hong Kong was given the unwanted title 'a city of masks' by an international magazine as it was devastated by severe acute respiratory syndrome. Schools were closed. Tourists shunned the city. Expatriates sent their ch ...

  4. Fitness fanatics with finger on the pulse

    Posted Mar 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Catharine Nicol

    ... Heart rate monitors are becoming a necessary gadget for those serious about getting fit, writes Catharine Nicol If enthusiasm for your early morning battles along Bowen Road doesn't ... working. Nathan Solia, the national fitness manager for Fitness First, has had a heart rate monitor since he began personal training five years ago. 'They aren't absolutely necessary, ...

  5. Fit the therapy to the culture

    Posted May 04th 2006, 12:00am by Jean Nicol

    ... This fits well with the coaching aspect of CBT. Finally, there is the appeal of the empirical evidence- rare in therapy- that CBT works as well as any other method of treating depression ...

  6. Teenage workouts

    Posted Sep 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... One of Hong Kong's gyms, Fitness First, is joining the fight against child obesity with special discount rates for teenagers. The gym's new Scholar Off-Peak Membership has been designed to introduce students aged from 14 to 16 to fitness in the company's four health clubs, at a reduced rate of up to 40 per cent off normal charges. The gym plans to show teenagers how ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health - ASK THE DOCTORS DR ANTHONY LUKE

    Ask the doctors

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by DR ANTHONY LUKE

    ... is a professor of clinical orthopaedic surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. Reprinted with permission of the American College of Sports Medicine's ACSM Fit Society Page ...

  8. Passion to save lives is a must

    Posted Oct 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Ana Wang

    ... Chinese and English, or equivalent. They should also be fluent in Cantonese, physically fit and pass a performance test. 'Applications for all positions in the department have reached a high ... and physical fitness. During the panel interview, those who are able to display a high level of confidence, passion, independence and understanding of the job usually stand out from the rest.' ...

  9. Health Bites

    Posted Jul 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... following a study that shows walking to the photocopier can contribute to cardio-respiratory fitness. The findings, published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, the journal ... fitness and long-term health. So, walk down the hall and speak to a colleague instead of sending an e-mail or chatting online. Jab for junior Babies born to mothers who get flu shots while ...


    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the Sahara, Atacama and Namibia deserts under the Racing the Planet series. 'For me these challenges are 70 per cent in the mind, and 30 per cent about fitness,' she says. Life took on a more sobering note for Bond in 2009 when her daughter, Isabella, was born. Although she keeps dangerous activities to a minimum, she still adopts a regular fitness regime and healthy eating ...




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