Health, Fitness & Beauty

Cancer Remains #1 Cause of Death in Korea

Cancer remained the leading cause of death in South Korea in 2013 government data showed today

Korean Beauty 101: Ten Affordable Skin Care Products

Beauty blogs worldwide have been buzzing about Korean beauty secrets recently due to the pore-free and dewy-fresh complexions of Korea’s hottest stars.

‘Gameboy Back’ and Other 21st Century Ailments

Over the course of human history our battle with sickness is one of adapt-evolve, adapt-evolve. And then there are those health problems we bring...

Operation Beautiful: An Interview with Korean Body Image Activist Min-ji Kim

Korea has a well-known reputation for perpetuating unrealistic body ideals for women - and deservedly so. It has the highest per capita cosmetic surgery...

Yoga: Here to Save the World, or at Least Make a Big Difference in Yours

Somewhere between Woody Harrelson looking for a better sex life, to heroin addicts in Norway using yoga to re-establish a life based on recovery,...

Health Matters: The Importance of Choosing the Right Fertility Specialist

These days, as couples prolong getting married, there's been a noticeable drop in the fertility rate. Most experts say that a woman reaches her...

Korea Laying out Large Welcome Mat for Incoming Medical Tourists

One of the biggest trends in South Korea is the skyrocketing growth and subsequent investment in medical tourism. As more people from around the...

Beautyvelo Spinning: Get Yourself into Great Shape for Spring

 Looking for a great way to get in shape while having fun doing it? How about giving spinning a try? Spinning is a popular...

Eating meat ‘as bad as smoking’

New research has revved up the debate about eating meat, showing that eating animal protein in middle age may be as bad as smoking. The...

Government Report Highlights Sanitary Code Violations by Major Coffee Chains

New data compiled by the the Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) highlights violations of sanitary codes by major coffee chains over...

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