UPDATE : Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Defector provides glimpse into N. Korean soldiers’ lives
More details on the North Korean soldier who survived 40 rounds of gunfire ...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-11-16 14:15
Parasites make treatment of N. Korean defector harder, doctor says
The North Korean soldier who defected to South Korea through the Joint Secu...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-11-15 18:13
N. Korean soldier, shot while crossing border, in ‘critical’ condition
A North Korean soldier, wounded by shots fired from the North’s patrollers ...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-11-14 15:31
Illegal abortive drug circulates online amid safety concerns
With a debate intensifying over the legalization of abortion in Korea, some...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2017-11-09 14:44
Campaign to abolish abortion law gathers 230,000 signatures
More than 230,000 people had signed an online petition on the Blue House ho...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-11-02 18:00
Dutch ‘dementia village’ replaces brick institutions with colorful houses
Dementia affects around one out of four Koreans in their 80s with the natio...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-11-02 10:56
Cause of restauranteur’s death, bit by K-pop star’s dog, remains unclear
Controversies are growing over the cause of the death of a local restaurant...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2017-10-26 16:38
Where does Korea stand in ‘90-90-90’ program to eliminate AIDS?
A middle-school girl with AIDS has spread the autoimmune disease to 20 men ...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-10-25 16:01
‘Korean hair transplant market too small, too tough’
Hair transplants in Korea are reputed for high quality and low price. While...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-10-12 09:01
Wanna predict cardiac arrest a day earlier? Try AEGIS
Things once considered impossible until a distant future is becoming a real...
by Lee Min-ju  |  2017-10-11 16:19
Experts grade on Vemlidy, new treatment for hepatitis B
What is Vemlidy? Vemlidy (ingredient: tenofovir ala fenamide, TAF) ...
by Park Gi-taek  |  2017-10-10 10:53
[Feature]‘Hospitals are not just buildings’
Hospital buildings are differently designed from ordinary buildings. Hospit...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2017-10-06 06:00
Floating clinic: general hospital for island residents
There is a patient with appendicitis in an island, urgently needing an oper...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2017-09-07 16:07
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
Overshadowed and overlooked, elderly die in long-term care facilities
“I had no place to stay,” said Kim Se-young as she barely lifted a half-ful...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-08-16 12:03
Latest victim of dead musician’s surgeon speaks out
Dr. Kang Se-hoon, former director of Seoul Sky Hospital and Seoul Surgical ...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-08-11 09:50
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
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