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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Spitting images

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:10am by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie Once considered socially acceptable, the nauseating public health hazard hasall but died out in Hong Kong. Spitting images Public spitting more resolutely divides Hong Kong ... contents of the other are blasted forth onto the pavement. The health risks posed by these foul habits are well-known. Anti-spitting campaigns have been the subject of public health crusades since ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Spice market: chicory root

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by Susan Jung

    ... health-food fanatics) believe chicory root makes a good substitute for coffee, many agree it's absolutely delicious as a coffee additive. Some of the best coffee I've ever tasted was in New ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - PET

    How to keep homes free of animal odours

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by Vicki Williams

    ... important to get a clean bill of health from the veterinarian before you put your pet through any house-training programmes." A pet is not properly house trained or its access to the toileting ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Hope floats: Cambodia's ethnic Vietnamese forced to live on the water

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by Laura Villadiego

    ... on the porch, with the help of a local midwife. Access to health care remains limited in Cambodia, a country in which 20.5 per cent of the population lives below the poverty line. In the floating villages, health care is almost non-existent because fishermen cannot afford to visit the closest clinics, which are on land. In its  2014 report on Cambodia, the World Health Organisation observed ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - FEATURE

    Ganga management

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... in the river is now 3,000 times higher than what the World Health Organisation considers safe. Not that any of the statistics deter the multitude of Hindu pilgrims, many of them from poor families ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Q&A: Paolo di Croce

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:50pm by Susan Jung

    ... They invented the fast-food model. But now a lot of people have decided to change their habits because of the health problems related to bad food: obesity, diabetes, heart problems. "It's ...

  7. Magazines - Style - DIVERSIONS

    Snails are gaining popularity in restaurants again

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 09:31pm by PETER NEVILLE-HADLEY

    ... organically fed snail meat has four times the protein of beef, is high in health-promoting omega-3 fatty acids, and is far less able to transmit ills to humans. There are no known cases of mad snail ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Courting the dragon: How Scotland is seeking to woo China

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:51pm

    ... over in Beijing.   Man on a mission On October 6 last year, more than 200 doctors and senior officials of the Ministry of Health gathered outside a Shenyang hospital to unveil a statue of its ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TELEVISION

    Channel hop

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by Mark Peters

    ... tormentors monitor his health and progress from the comfort of a nearby base camp. First up is British Royal Air Force survival trainer John Hudson, whose "buddies" kindly leave him ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Legal highs: the craze for laughing gas

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by RED DOOR NEWS

    ... The spread of the craze has triggered health concerns. It has been blamed for 17 deaths in Britain between 2006 and 2012, according to coroners' court data, and the Local Government Association (LGA), which represents 400 councils across England and Wales, has issued a health warning about the dangers of inhaling the gas. The notice says regular intake of nitrous oxide can lead ...




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