All posts tagged "health"

  • Koreatown seniors participated in free medical examinations by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and the Los Angeles Department of Aging Wednesday inside the Koreatown Senior and Community Center. (Park Sang-hyuk/Korea Times)
    K-Town senior center offers free medical check-ups, flu shots

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff The Koreatown Senior and Community Center in Los Angeles began offering free medical examinations Wednesday to promote better health among locals. Jointly organized by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and the Los...

    • Posted November 5, 2015
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    Flushing mental health clinic by Korean non-profit opens doors

    By The Korea Times New York staff A mental health clinic by Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York opened in Flushing Monday. The first clinic of its kind planned by a Korean non-profit, the clinic is...

    • Posted November 3, 2015
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    NYC Korean non-profit to open mental health clinic

    The first mental health clinic by a Korean American non-profit in New York City will open Nov. 2 in Flushing. Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York said the project has been underway for two years, with...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  • In this Jan. 18, 2010 file photo, steaks and other beef products are displayed for sale at a grocery store in McLean, Va. The meat industry is seeing red over the dietary guidelines. The World Health Organization’s cancer agency says Monday Oct.26, 2015 that processed meats such as ham and sausage can lead to colon and other cancers, and red meat is probably cancer-causing as well. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
    UN agency puts processed meats in same danger category as smoking

    PARIS (AP) — Bacon, hot dogs and cold cuts are under fire: The World Health Organization threw its global weight behind years of experts’ warnings and declared Monday that processed meats raise the risk of colon and...

    • Posted October 26, 2015
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  • Bird flu is highly contagious so authorities are taking necessary measures to contain the virus. (Yonhap)
    S. Korea confirms new bird flu case

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea confirmed a new case of bird flu on Thursday, bringing the total to eight over the last one-month period. The Ministry for Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said ducks at a poultry...

    • Posted October 22, 2015
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  • Young North Korean runners rest after finishing their part of the Mangyongdae Prize International Marathon in 2014. (David Guttenfelder/AP)
    N. Korean famine stunts youth growth: report

    SEJONG (Yonhap) — Severe malnutrition stemming from North Korea’s devastating famine in the mid-1990s appears to have seriously undermined the growth of youths in the impoverished country, a report claimed Tuesday. According to the report by the...

    • Posted October 13, 2015
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  • Koreans are not eating as healthy as they sued to. (Korea Times file)
    Korean diets moving towards unhealthier trends: report

    The traditional Korean diet, known to be healthy for its fermented dishes and large helpings of vegetables, seems to be evolving into something a little less so. A recently published index shows Koreans diets are not as...

    • Posted October 6, 2015
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