UPDATE : Monday, September 7, 2020
South Koreans learn to thank life by experiencing death
Some South Koreans are using an unorthodox method to appreciate life and co...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-08-06 06:00
Does Korean traditional cold remedy work?
With the temperature dropping down, the number of Koreans coming down with ...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-11-05 15:25
Massage industry booms in nation of overwork
More and more Koreans are getting massages either at home or shops, in a co...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-04-16 11:02
Taegyo: how the rich pamper their fetuses
“Full House” actor Rain and actress Kim Tae-hee have left to Italy for thei...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-08-31 06:00
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
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
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
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
Korea's funeral culture
“From the cradle to the grave.” In Korea this famous slogan of a welfare st...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-02-24 07:30
'Ganbyeong'- big part of Korean hospital culture
Many people acknowledge Korea has one of the best heath care systems in the...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-02-23 08:34
To visit or not to visit
Visiting friends and family members in the hospital is a common tradition i...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-02-22 07:05
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