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  1. Therapy turns up heat

    Posted Jul 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... such as heat, brightness and synergy. Thus, the medicine will be absorbed and drive away the phlegm and cold inside the body. Similarly, it's best to shower with warm water on the day of treatment ...

  2. Workers pulling out all stops against heat

    Posted Aug 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoe Mak From towels, iced water and good ventilation to painkillers and herbal remedies, workers in Hong Kong's hottest places have their own ways of dealing with the prolonged hot ... 'Perhaps it's the air pollution; the heat is no longer the same as before. I just can't stand it.' Last week Mr Chiu suffered a mild case of heatstroke while he was working. 'It ...

  3. Fighting back when the heat is on

    Posted Aug 08th 2007, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... the course with lungs heaving, heat pulsing from their hides- but help is at hand. It's little wonder the smarter humans have converged on the misting tent near the finishing line- and it's ... not only considerable shade, but a system of fans and jets that spray ice-cold water over all within. The relief it brings the horses is almost palpable. And more than a few humans ...

  4. Keeping cool should be priority

    Posted Jun 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to be switched on the moment the weather heats up, why not suggest that your school board looks into installing water fountains and ceiling fans in classrooms? Fans use a lot less energy to cool a room, and having water on hand would also keep body temperatures down. While of course your health should never be at risk, we must work to find cooling solutions that are healthy for people as well ...

  5. Just add water

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of homeopathy. The process involves serial dilution with water and intense shaking. Serial dilution removes the chemical toxicity of ingredients like arsenic used in remedies. But critics of homeopathy ... they term 'succession', transfers the essence of the ingredients to the water, which retains a memory of the substance. 'We often use the analogy of a CD. Under the microscope, ...

  6. Beauty Flash

    Posted Jun 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... soy ingredients, anti-oxidants and a multivitamin complex to help minimise flaking, peeling and redness. Price: $70 (150ml) Beat the heat Lush, the maker of handmade cosmetics, has launched a series of refreshing skincare products to combat the drying effects of the hot summer. Gorgeous Moisturiser ($659), a light lotion made of evening primrose and orange blossom honey water ...

  7. Magazines - Faces - MOISTURISERS

    Cold comfort

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by KAREN FONG

    ... Moisturizer (HK$1,040), H2o+ Face Oasis (HK$400). Styling: Vanessa Torstensson. Photo: Gary Ng, Common Studio     As we head into autumn, heat and humidity will make way for a cooler climate. ... formula ensures the skin captures water, retains it and improves its water reserves. Also with SPF 15, Eve Lom's Moisturiser + SPF 15 protects the skin while hydrating it with nourishing shea ...

  8. Rare complication muddies the waters

    Posted Feb 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Eileen Aung-Thwin healthpost@scmp.com Mr Wong, 71, had spent decades working as a toy factory worker and sailor. After years of toil, he finally retired and could enjoy life at a leisurely pace with few worries. His daughter had grown up and married and w ...

  9. Helter swelter

    Posted May 29th 2006, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... themselves hydrated properly when they exercise outdoors. One of the telltale signs of heat exhaustion, for example, is that people stop sweating. During heavy exercise, water can be lost rapidly ... Hiking in heat and high humidity can be deadly. Jane Moir finds out how to avoid heatstroke this summer VETERAN HIKER James Lee was making his way along Sai Kung's MacLehose Trail one ...

  10. The dog days of summer

    Posted May 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... drink fluids, and loosen clothing to ventilate sweat and help the body dissipate heat. Help a victim by fanning them and spraying water on them, or applying a wet cloth to the neck, armpit ... of course. To soothe inflamed skin, apply cool water or aloe vera gel- but avoid using heavy moisturisers that 'trap' the heat in. In severe cases, doctors may prescribe corticosteroid ...




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