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  1. Legco votes HK$2.4b for hospital in Tung Chung

    Posted Jan 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Kobi Chan

    ... Albert Wong and Kobi Chan Residents of Tung Chung on Lantau will finally have a public hospital by the end of 2012 after lawmakers yesterday approved more than HK$2.4 billion for stage one ... population census, about 100,000 people live on Lantau, with 72,000 in the Tung Chung area. The population is expected to reach 123,100 in 2015 and 220,000 upon full development of the new town. ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health - HITS AND MYTHS

    Hits and myths: juice detox

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by Sasha Gonzales

    ... juices can actually have detrimental side effects. Raymond Chung Tsz-man, a nutritionist at Albert Place Practice/Mineralysis, says grapefruit and hawthorn berry juices can induce a state of low ... Chung says. "And it's important to remember that detoxification takes time - usually longer than three days - because most chemicals are accumulated in our fat cells or bind to protein ...

  3. Government gets 30 applicants for private hospitals

    Posted Apr 01st 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... are likely to target the high end of the health care market. Sites at Wong Chuk Hang, Tung Chung, Tai Po and Tseung Kwan O have been set aside for hospitals. Wong Chuk Hang is the most popular site, with 12 organisations showing interest, including Great Eagle Group, Baptist University, Union Hospital and Asia Financial Holdings. Nine organisations are eyeing Tung Chung, while six ...

  4. Seize the moment with seizures

    Posted Dec 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Barry C Chung This is the season to spend quality time with family and friends. Imagine you've invited your best friend over for dinner with your relatives. He arrives early to sample your latest video game offerings. You pop one into the console- one with a cacophony of sounds accompanied by equally wild, rapidly altering lights. One minute, your friend is mesmerised ...

  5. Youngsters warned over illegal drug use

    Posted Nov 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... considered themselves deeply depressed. The study was conducted by Kwai Chung Hospital and the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups. It involved 105 people between the ages of 13 and 21 in Kwai Chung; 81 had taken drugs and 24 had not. Seventy per cent of the users said they had their first drug experience between the ages of 13 and 16. Of the 22 per cent linked to cognitive difficulty, ...

  6. More young addicts seek help

    Posted Sep 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... yesterday. In the first six months, 42 people under the age of 21 sought help from Kwai Chung Hospital's substance abuse assessment unit, compared with 17 in the whole of last year, hospital ... intense pain when urinating, he said. The Kowloon West Cluster, which manages seven hospitals including Kwai Chung, will spend HK$3.5 million more in the coming year to enhance services ...

  7. A matter of time

    Posted Dec 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong Visits to his doctor usually last just one or two minutes, but yesterday newly diagnosed diabetes sufferer Mr Chung had eight minutes with his medical practitioner at the Chai Wan Health Centre. For 18 months Mr Chung, who would not give his full name, said he had been visiting the clinic for regular check-ups for his high cholesterol. 'In the past, when I went ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Rising costs in Hong Kong plunge 1 in 5 poor into despair

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... behaviour." Psychologist Kathleen Kwok Pik-san said low-income people could try to be positive and "have fun while shopping for bargains" to reduce stress. But Law Ka-chung, chief economist ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Authorities warn parents of Kwun Tong doctor's expired vaccine

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... years who had received an influenza vaccine from Dr Chung Fan-sheng between May 1 last year and January 25 this year to arrange for the children to get another vaccination. He said the main ... on Saturday that Chung- who practised at unit 12B, on the ground floor of Tsui Ying House, Tsui Ping Estate, Kwun Tong- had given expired seasonal influenza vaccines to his son, triggering ...

  10. Tailor-made care gives hope to mentally ill

    Posted Apr 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... nurse Cheng Lai-ki at Kwai Chung Hospital's personalised care programme. Cheng says Alice was introverted at first. 'She was always at home and had a lot of arguments with family ...




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