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At threatened glaciers, tourists sent packing

Rising to an elevation of over 5,400 meters on the Geladaindong Mountain astride the border of Qinghai Province and Tibet Autonomous Region, the Gyangguteru glaciers are where Asia’s longest river beg...

November 26, 2016, Saturday

Smoking ban welcome but raising awareness is the key

There are plenty of compelling everyday social situations that I’ve experienced in China that I would never see back home....

November 26, 2016, Saturday

HK expat runs from obesity into record books

Weighing in at 120 kilograms, a smoker and drinker revelling in Hong Kong’s hedonistic expat scene, Australian David Gething was heading for a heart attack by his 40th birthday....

November 26, 2016, Saturday

Plumbing the depths of our traditional medicine

Though most people think of modern medicine and pill-popping as salvation against ailments and disease, China has a long heritage of relying on alternatives to restore and maintain good health, including...

November 21, 2016, Monday

Local communities learn to take their own pulse

WERE it not for the persistent nagging of his wife, 71-year-old Yao Xiandi said he wouldn’t have given up his 42-year smoking habit, even after exams showed him suffering from high blood pressure. His ...

November 21, 2016, Monday

A century on, and these people face every new day with a smile

SONG Honggen, 107, is the oldest known male living in Shanghai. The former farmer lives with his 73-year-old daughter Song Hai’e and son-in-law in Loutang Town in Jiading. His wife died decades ago and ...

November 21, 2016, Monday

Identifying needs, allocating care for the elderly

AMID a rapidly expanding elderly population, Shanghai authorities are working flat out to build a comprehensive healthcare system to serve the senior population. In China, sons and daughters are growing ...

November 21, 2016, Monday

We are living longer but progress is patchy

People’s health across the world is improving and life expectancy is rising....

October 7, 2016, Friday

Series captures hospital drama in the raw

A 10-episode documentary series that films the real-life stories in Shanghai hospitals has touched and inspired hundreds of thousands of viewers in China....

September 3, 2016, Saturday

Pilot program brings health care home

It used to be a headache for Xu Li when her children got sick....

August 27, 2016, Saturday


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