Health, Fitness & Beauty

KTO Releases MERS Prevention Information

The Korean Tourism Organization has released information on advised preventive and corrective measures for safe travel in Korea. ■ Overview of MERS and Symptoms Middle East...

BNU Hospital Sees 49% Foreign Patient Increase

Busan National University Hospital has reported that 8,067 foreign patients were treated at the main building of the hospital last year, an increase of...

Busan Reforms its Policy on Medical Tourism

The City of Busan has announced a reorganization of its medical tourism policy, shifting from a focus on attracting foreign patients to an overall...

A Weighty Matter: Are Koreans Really Getting too Fat?

The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety is advising people to eat sparingly during vacation feasts. The worry is that Koreans are becoming too...

Busan Citizens Have Worst Health in Korea

The health of Busan citizens is the worst in the country, according to the sixth "Busan Local Health Care Plan," a study conducted by...

FDA to Warn Students About High-Energy Drinks

The Busan Regional Food and Drug Administration has planned to introduce a high-caffeine drink warning campaign at seven high schools in Busan, Ulsan, and...

Asbestos Found in 16 Large Hospitals

A new study shows that the materials used in 16 large hospitals in provincial cities including 부산Busan, Gwangju, and Daegu contain asbestos. The Asian Citizen's...

Mumps Spreading at Local High Schools

As cases of mumps spread around high schools in Busan, health authorities and the education office conducted an epidemiologic investigation. An official at the Busan...

Expat Uni Student Health Fair Held Nov. 6,7

The Expat University Students' Health Festival in Busan will be held at the auditorium of the Korea Association of Health Promotion on the 6th...

Good Moonhwa Home to Busan’s First Natural Birthing Center

The first natural birthing center in Busan and the Gyeong-nam area, is just the place for that special moment. In medical school, all students are...

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