UPDATE : Monday, September 7, 2020
Legal tattoos, illegal tattooists
In the edgy streets of Hongdae and Itaewon, Seoul, more and more Koreans ar...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-08-07 21:38
Liquid nitrogen-laced snack burns hole in boy’s stomach
Liquid nitrogen snacks and drinks have been popular since last summer to be...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-08-07 15:59
North Korea’s healthcare system desperately needs South’s help
North Korea’s healthcare system is as mysterious as the country itself. Tha...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-07-27 17:54
Has the time come when doctors prescribe exercises as medicine?
Doctors often tell their patients, “take your medicine and make sure to exe...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-07-24 17:15
CEOs of foreign pharmaceuticals don't seem to regard Korean employees as colleagues
In Korea, most people perceive multinational companies as “good workplaces....
by Park Gi-taek  |  2017-07-13 18:20
Doctors suspect health risks in overeating of ‘miyeokguk’
As early as from the beginning of the Goryeo Kingdom (918-1392), Korean wom...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-06-13 11:50
‘Happy balloons’ - the legal party drug hitting Korean streets
From the streets of England to Thailand, “happy balloons” are a party drug ...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-06-01 18:08
Dilemma of professional manager system: Yuhan, Samjin
Free from owner’s influence, CEO Lee Jung-hee of Yuhan Corp. struggles unde...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2017-05-04 09:26
Will challenges by 30-something heirs succeed?: Kukje, Samil
Nam communicates actively in SNS, adding young sense to old traditionCEO Na...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2017-04-24 13:05
'Erase your father’s shadow': Dong-A, Daewoong, JW Pharmaceutical, Jeil
Chairman Kang Jung-seok of Dong-A Socio Group; deep shade of ‘godfather’ an...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2017-04-19 16:35
Management by brothers put to test: Hanmi, Green Cross
As major pharmaceutical companies announced personnel appointments early th...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2017-04-14 18:29
Surge of ‘princess' surgery’ tells much about gender roles
“Are you married? Did you get an abortion? A lot of young people who’ve had...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-04-13 19:06
'To leave or not to leave'
After graduating from a four-year university in Seoul, Choi Min-jung though...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-04-05 17:22
Exports of healthcare system remain in doldrums: Why?
Korea Medical Holdings (KMH), a public-private joint company founded to pro...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2017-04-03 14:33
Postnatal care centers emerge as lucrative business
Giving birth to a child is difficult and painful -- especially so for women...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-03-24 08:00
PNUH dreams of soaring with AI 'Watson'
Pusan National University Hospital (PNUH) is the medical institution that r...
by Yang Geum-deok  |  2017-03-22 09:01
Medical screening often ends up representing status symbols here
Koreans can get medical checkups for free thanks to national health insuran...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-03-13 16:41
Anam Hospital's transformation began in ER
Hong Gil-dong, a salaried man in his late 40s, experienced severe stomach p...
by Kim Young-ju  |  2017-03-07 08:00
How ASAN realizes its ‘patient-centered’ approach
Patients going into surgery are anxious and uneasy, leaving the ease of fam...
by Kim Young-ju  |  2017-03-03 09:07
Doctor or celebrity?
Doctors treat sick people for their health and well-being, while show hosts...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-02-27 14:39
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