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H7N9 flu safety starts at home

Complacency is the biggest threat to public health. The latest bird flu strain to affect people, H7N9, is spreading on the mainland and it is only a matter of time before there are cases in Hong Kong. That could come sooner than we think.

Saturday, 20 April, 2013, 3:23am

WOW Factor

Keep those lips smokin' hot

15 Aug 2012 - 11:03pm

Subsidy for child flu shots will rise to HK$130

Parents will get a bigger subsidy to give their children the flu vaccine when this year's vaccination scheme begins next month, the Centre for Health Protection said yesterday.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:46pm

This diet knows taste matters

South Beach Diet HK$15 Rating: 8/10

As I logged on to the app for the first time, the photo of what looked like a delicious bowl of prawn laksa immediately set my stomach rumbling. Surely an app designed to help you lose weight should not make you feel hungrier than before.

17 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

solar powered

Print monokini (HK$3,500) by ESCADA SPORT

Bikini by Anna & Boy (annaandboy.com)

Solar Shield Plus SPF 50 (HK$410) by MTM

Viola sunglasses (HK$4,800) by Louis Vuitton

After-sun Rescue Balm with aloe(HK$190) by Clinique

Bird of Paradise beach bag (HK$1,800) by Kate Spade

6 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

WOW Factor

Dermagram Blemish Control

For deep-cleaning without that dry, taut feeling, consider trying Dermagram's Blemish Control Solution Vacuum Gel Cleanser (HK$170/115ml) - coconut oil promotes rapid purification while removing oil and even tightens pores.

10 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Volunteers reach out to grieving Japanese

Although she had a week off, lawyer Terry Chan Suk-chi didn't take a break - she went to Japan to help those who lost loved ones in last year's earthquake and tsunami deal with their grief and fear.

28 May 2012 - 12:00am

This week we test: deodorant spray

Guys, sweat may an unavoidable side effect of summer, but a good deodorant or antiperspirant will help minimise wetness and odour


Gatsby Ice-Type Deodorant Spray (HK$38/100g)

It produces a cooling sensation and feels dry all day. The canister has a safety lock, so you can carry it in your gym bag.


29 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Images will never fade

Today is a day that all Japanese people - and many around the world - will never forget. On this day 12months ago Japan was hit by a huge magnitude 9.0 earthquake - the biggest to ever strike Japan, and the world's fifth largest since modern records began in 1900.

11 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Trying to take a flexible approach to nutrition labels from different countries

I refer to a suggestion by Marco Lau to add a 'legible labels' definition to Hong Kong's nutrition labelling law in the letter ('Make labels big enough to read', February 24).

7 Mar 2012 - 12:00am