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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Surgeon helped quake survivors live again

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:22am by Annemarie Evans

    ... again Possibly the most traumatic sight for Dr Poon Tak-lun in the wake of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake was the trucks queuing to carry away the dead from the main areas around the epicentre ... of the earthquake- May 12, 2008- was a public holiday in Hong Kong," he recalls. "I remember passing a newspaper stand on the way to the office where it was reported that a major earthquake had ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong has higher background radiation level than Tokyo, say scientists

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 04:47am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Background radiation higher in HK than Tokyo, say scientists Hong Kong has a higher level of background radiation than Tokyo, says a group of citizen scientists who hope to allay fears that travellers to Japan are at greater risk of exposure. Non-profit group Safecast has been gathering data on radiation levels in Japan since the 2011 earthquake ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    Why women live longer than men

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Richard Lord

    ... the global longevity crown since 1985. Figures for longevity in Japan were pushed down in part as a result of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Hong Kong men also saw their life expectancy leap last ...

  4. News - World - HEALTH

    We're living longer, but getting more sick, study finds

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... mainly due to the 2010 earthquake that killed at least 250,000 people. ...



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