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Hong Kong prescribes new dose of old Chinese medicine

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Despite the age of its recipes, Chinese medicine -- which continues to thrive among Hong Kong's seven million residents -- is not standing still. 

Deer antlers, an ingredient used in traditional Chinese medicine, on display at a Hong Kong shop on March 21, 2013. Despite the age of its recipes, Chinese medicine -- which has continued to thrive among Hong Kong's seven million residents -- is not standing still.

A growing number of young university-trained practitioners are pioneering changes within the industry, providing traditional remedies with modern efficiency.

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