LIBRARY Readers ALERT no. 293 – Health is Gold

LIBRARY Readers ALERT: A Semi-monthly Service for Students


1. Kristin Canning. “11 signs it’s more serious than the common cold,”
Time (2 January 2019)


A cold isn’t always just a cold. It’s important to be able to tell the difference between the common cold (sometimes called a head cold) and something more serious so you can get the medical attention you need.


Time is available electronically at


2. Chodosh, Sara & Maldarelli, Claire. “Food fatale,”
Popular science (Winter 2018)


Some people go on diet to reduce weight, but it might cause negative impact on the body. This article describes how five of today’s popular diet trends throw the body out of whack.


Popular science is available electronically at



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100保健湯水・茶飲 = Tonic soups & teas / 張佩芳


This cookbook by popular Internet Author, Auntie Fang gives plenty of tips on where to buy food, how to prepare the ingredients, and what to cook for improving our health.






Hong Kong News- Expo (香港新聞博覽館)


Hong Kong News-Expo (HKNE) is now open to the public. You will see the development of Hong Kong’s news media, the city’s political, economic and social transformations through contemporary news reports, and the importance of the free flow of information. Do visit the HKNE located at the previous Bridges Street Market or join a guided tour after making an online appointment.


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