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HK Prescribes New Dose of Old Chinese Medicine

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April 30, 2013
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Chinese medicine is having to adapt to keep younger generations interested. Quick-fix instant powders are increasingly replacing herbal remedies that require hours of boiling, preparation and patience.


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