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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    US state of Maryland may be first to ban ‘Vaportini’ alcohol inhaler

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 10:53pm by NYT

    ... on the brain." Julie Palmer, founder and owner of Vaportini, said the device's dangers had been exaggerated. "Using a Vaportini won't put people over the legal alcohol limit. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1465028/us-state-maryland-may-be-first-ban-vaportini-alcohol-inhaler
  2. News - China - HEALTH

    Women lawyers queue up to help 'drugged' kindergarten pupils

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 04:03am by WU NAN

    ... Wu Nan wu.nan@scmp.com Legal experts across country volunteer advice to families of children allegedly fed antivirals by kindergartens to maintain school attendance Woman lawyers queue up ... provinces and municipalities, including Beijing, Shandong and Hainan, have signed up. "As a mother, I feel for the families who are affected," said Liu. "Child protection lacks legal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1456497/women-lawyers-queue-help-drugged-kindergarten-pupils
  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Reports from the front lines of hospital violence in China

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:02am by AGENCIES

    ... compensation from hospitals on behalf of families in dispute with hospitals... Patients who feel aggrieved about treatment are often forced to take matters into their own hands. Existing legal channels ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1455898/reports-front-lines-hospital-violence-china
  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Ex-Queen Elizabeth Hospital oncologist gets suspended sentence for failing to disclose conviction

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 02:57pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... the council's temporary chairwoman, Professor Felice Lieh Mak, said. Chan's legal representative, Chris Howse, said that his client's failure to report the conviction was a result of incorrect legal advice. Howse said Chan's solicitors told him he need not report his conviction because the case was under appeal. He read from a statement written by Chan's then legal adviser, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1447064/ex-queen-elizabeth-oncologist-gets-suspended-sentence-failing
  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Use of paracetamol by pregnant women could cause ADHD in children, says study

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 04:06am by EMILY TSANG AND AGENCIES

    ... be interpreted cautiously and should not change practice," said an accompanying editorial in the journal by Miriam Cooper and colleagues at the Cardiff University School of Medicine. "However, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1435335/use-paracetamol-pregnant-mothers-could-cause-adhd-children-says-study
  6. News - World - HEALTH

    Obesity rates among American children aged two to five halve in a decade

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 09:08pm by Reuters

    ... which is equivalent to a 1.62 metre adult weighing 79kg, is considered obese.   Dr David Ludwig, a paediatrics researcher at Harvard University in Boston, interpreted the report as a tiny step ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1435792/obesity-rates-among-american-children-aged-two-five-halve-decade
  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Chicken companies threaten to sue government over culling compensation

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 06:41pm

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Director says he will give Food and Health Bureau two weeks to respond to letter Two local chicken production companies are threatening legal action against the government, claiming they are owed compensation for last month’s culling and the following three-week ban on the live poultry trade. Regal Cheng Chin-keung, the director of Emperor Chicken and Kamei ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1435018/chicken-companies-threaten-sue-government-over-culling-compensation
  8. News - World - HEALTH

    US health authorities set target for putting an end to cigarette smoking

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 01:22pm by AP

    ... Federal officials are increasingly aggressive about anti-smoking advertising. Tobacco companies, once considered impervious to legal attack, have suffered some huge defeats in court. Retailing ... are legal, it's likely some people will smoke. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1424473/experts-increasingly-contemplate-end-smoking
  9. News - World - HEALTH

    Hospitals in US state of Oregon allow mothers to take home placentas

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 10:19pm by NYT

    ... surprisingly good. We have the mother drink that tea. It's very nourishing." But legality isn't the main problem in having placenta consumption thrust into the mainstream. "This ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1396094/hospitals-us-state-oregon-allow-mothers-take-home-placentas
  10. News - World - HEALTH

    Antibacterial soaps do not help stop spread of germs, says 40-year study

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 10:28pm by AP

    ... to publish its findings only after a three-year legal battle with the Natural Resources Defence Council, an environmental group that accused the FDA of delaying action on potentially dangerous ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1384558/antibacterial-soaps-do-not-help-stop-spread-germs-says-40-year-study

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