All posts tagged "health"

  • Soo Bin Kim  
Walnut High School 
10th grade
    When to know your body needs a break

    Everyone wants to stick to their New Year’s resolutions. We plan on exercising everyday to get a nice and healthy body. Even though daily exercise is great to keep your body toned and healthy, your body also...

    • Posted March 14, 2016
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  • A woman gets breast ultrasound. Along with regular checkup, doctors stress healthy lifestyle for prevention of breast cancer.
/ Courtesy of Ewha Womans University Cancer Center for Women
    S. Koreans weighed down by excessive health concerns: report

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Koreans feel they are suffering from bad health despite having one of the longest life expectancies in the world, a report by a state-run think tank showed Friday. According to the report by...

    • Posted January 22, 2016
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  • HEALTH-1
    HEALTH’s John Famiglietti hopes to make noise all the way to mother’s land

    By Brian Han If you are a Korean, and your son plays on a noise-rock band, you are going to be hearing from a lot of concerned relatives and friends. “Oh my god, we have to pray for...

    • Posted December 18, 2015
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  • Dana Hyeondae Clinic, where 71 patients have been confirmed to have have been infected with hepatitis C after receiving intravenous injections. (Yonhap)
    Over 70 S. Koreans infected with Hep C after hospital reused syringes

    By Brian Han Following the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) debacle caused by hospital safety negligence, another health-related issue made waves in South Korea recently. A doctor at Dana Hyeongdae Clinic located in Seoul admitted to reusing...

    • Posted November 27, 2015
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  • By Kyung Jin Kim 
Valencia High School 
    You are what you meet: The contagious nature of health risks

    The saying “you are what you eat” has recently been supplemented with another phenomenon: you are who you meet. Friends, family, and the community greatly influence life habits of a person. The latest studies prove that this...

    • Posted November 23, 2015
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  • (Korea Times file)
    US adult smoker rate drops to an all-time low of 17%

    The rate of adults who smoke cigarettes in the United States has dropped to 16.8 percent, the lowest in recorded history. According to a report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention Sunday, numbers from last...

    • Posted November 16, 2015
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  • Sharon Shin
Grandview High School
11th Grade
    Like a US Navy SEAL: Developing Mental Toughness

    Trapped underwater with a tremendous force thrashing you around, depleting oxygen inside your body, tearing off your goggles, and tangling your breathing equipment into knots, you would feel the urge to come up to the surface and...

    • Posted November 9, 2015
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