Date
24 January 2018

living

  • Why moisturizing the skin matters to everyone

    - Dec 29, 2017 5:03pm
    Human skin is the outer protective covering of the body, which is also responsible for our appearance. As the weather is getting colder these days with a relatively low humidity, many people may feel dry and even...
  • Theatre and the alpha male

    - Dec 27, 2017 10:41am
    A cursory glance at the plays being performed on and off-Broadway or in stage theatres worldwide reveal a preponderance of certain topics that keep on recurring. Nothing wrong with that if that is what works for...
  • Story of a sociophobic schoolgirl

    Dec 22, 2017 5:30pm
    Siu Wai was always coming up with excuses recently in order to skip school. Every morning she claimed to have a stomach ache or a headache, and would refuse to go to class. Her mother was...
  • How to soothe a stiff neck

    - Dec 22, 2017 3:34pm
    Normally, a mild stiff neck will disappear after a few days of rest. Unless there are hidden ailments like bone spurs in the body, a stiff neck is easily curable. First, apply heat to the affected...
  • Food allergies should not stop you from enjoying holidays

    - Dec 22, 2017 3:31pm
    The holidays and their food-oriented traditions can cause extra challenges and stress to families with food allergies. Massachusetts General Hospital for Children’s Food Allergy Center experts Nancy Rotter, PhD, a pediatric psychologist, and Elisabeth Stieb, RN,...
  • Social skills training for kids

    - Dec 15, 2017 5:49pm
    When primary school children exhibit poor social skills and feel discomfort interacting with others, parents are confronted with the task of seeking ways to improve the kids’ condition. Strengthening children’s language skills and etiquette can help...
  • How to avoid having a stiff neck

    - Dec 15, 2017 5:32pm
    Many people wake up with a stiff neck when they do not keep themselves warm in bed during winter. The pain is caused by prolonged tightening of neck muscles, followed by spasms, inflammation or dislocation of...
  • But he was nice to me …

    - Dec 15, 2017 5:15pm
    Since last summer when the ex-gymnast Rachael Denhollander accused Larry Nassar, the former physician for the US women’s gymnastics team, of sexual assault, many other athletes have broken their silence about sexual abuse. After Nassar was...
  • Why movie theaters are regaining popularity in Hong Kong

    - Dec 15, 2017 10:32am
    The number of movie theaters in Hong Kong has been falling since the 1980s due to competition from other forms of entertainment such as the television, video games and karaoke. The rampant piracy in the VCD market...
  • Hong Kong chef aims to revolutionise Chinese food in Ireland

    - Dec 11, 2017 9:09am
    Hong Kong chef Chan Kwanghi is on a mission – to revolutionise the Chinese food of Ireland, the country where he has lived for nearly 40 years, with more authentic flavors. One of the most famous...
  • Osteoporosis: How to fight this invisible killer

    Dec 8, 2017 5:31pm
    Miss Lee, 65, has been leading a wholesome lifestyle. What she did not plan for was the slippery floor in the wet market which got her hospitalized and diagnosed with a right hip fracture. She was...
  • Say no to carcinogenic cured meat

    - Dec 8, 2017 5:30pm
    Winter is coming. Who can resist some steamy hot cured meat claypot rice or flavourful instant noodles with ham and sausages? Before indulging in these mouth-watering dishes, be reminded that processed meat is not just high...
  • Improve your balance, improve your brain

    - Dec 8, 2017 5:30pm
    A number of recent studies suggest that balance and coordination exercises that keep you physically nimble may help keep you mentally nimble as well. That’s because the constant process of maintaining your equilibrium as you move...
  • Autumn delight with two contemporary dance shows

    - Dec 8, 2017 5:15pm
    This autumn there were two tours to Hong Kong by overseas modern dance companies. In mid-November there was a welcome return visit by the renowned Nederlands Dans Theater after nearly a decade. Hong Kong was part...
  • What is cervicogenic headache?

    Dec 1, 2017 5:30pm
    Headache is a very common illness. The symptoms are similar but the causes vary. A 50-year-old female patient who suffers from a headache whenever she reads or uses the computer needs to carry painkillers with her...
  • Acute stroke treatment

    - Dec 1, 2017 3:31pm
    Stroke is an irreversible impairment of the brain caused by obstruction of blood supply. It can happen without warning and the patient’s condition can deteriorate in a short period of time. It can also cause permanent...
  • A kid’s dream city

    - Nov 24, 2017 5:33pm
    Last month I had the privilege of teaching a class of primary two and three students, and the subject matter was teamwork. I divided the class into teams of four and asked them to design and...
  • How to prevent leg cramps

    - Nov 24, 2017 4:03pm
    Many people have experienced leg cramps once in a while but not all of them know how to prevent it from happening. Here are some quick tips. Start your workout with warm-up and stretching exercises, and...
  • How time with loved ones improves your health

    - Nov 24, 2017 4:02pm
    As you gather with family and friends around the Thanksgiving table, there’s one thing you might be especially grateful for: the loving relationships that provide an essential source of support and guidance and contribute to a...
  • Relationships for rent

    - Nov 24, 2017 11:56am
    Believe it or not, there’s a new kind of agency in Japan that helps clients to look for and rent relationships. Looking for a temporary husband, wife, girlfriend, parents or even guests to a fake wedding?...

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