Dads Less Likely to Die of Heart Problems (Marilynn Marchione at The Associated Press – 26 September 2011) – Fatherhood may be a kick in the old testosterone, but new research suggests it may also help keep a man alive
Healthful Vending Machines Are Increasing, But Do They Help? (Elena Conis at Los Angeles Times – 26 September 2011) – Driven by consumer demand and new regulations, more vending machines swap candy for rice cakes but snacking still leads to obesity.
Setting a ‘Safer’ Ozone Level (Jill U Adams at Los Angeles Times 26 September 2011) – Critics accuse EPA of prioritizing the economic concerns of polluters over the interests of the general public.
HK Geopark recognized by UNESCO (HKEPD – 20 September 2011) – The Hong Kong Geopark is now a member of the Global Geoparks Network (GGN) among 87 global geoparks recognised by UNESCO.
China’s unhealthy habits drive up chronic diseases (Gillian Wong at Associated Press – 15 September 2011) – Newly prosperous, China is facing a very changed health picture from a generation ago when it was still largely agrarian.
China Aims to Rein In Car Sales (By Keith Bradsher at The New York Times – 4 September 2011) – Government officials call for a shift towards more fuel-efficient and advanced models, including gasoline-electric hybrids and all-electric cars.
Clean Air Network outlines sustainability plan for Hong Kong (CAN – 1 September 2011) – In advance of the upcoming policy address, CAN outlines government actions to set Hong Kong on a path towards a sustainable future.
IBM Boosts Food Safety With Software (Laurie Burkitt at The Wall Street Journal – 31 August 2011) – Simulator designed to track from production to dinner plate using bar code and pinpoint likely sources of contamination