All posts tagged "life expectancy"

  • 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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  • Young North Korean runners rest after finishing their part of the Mangyongdae Prize International Marathon in 2014. (David Guttenfelder/AP)
    S. Koreans live an average 12 years more than N. Koreans: data

    SEJONG (Yonhap) — South Koreans live 12 years more than their compatriots in the North on average, mainly due to fewer newborn deaths, government data showed Sunday. According to Statistics Korea, the life expectancy of a South...

    • Posted December 21, 2015
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    S. Korea life expectancy rises to 82

    SEJONG (Yonhap) — South Korean babies born in 2014 are expected to live more than 82 years as medical advances and efforts to maintain a healthy lifestyle reduce death risks, a government report showed Thursday. According to...

    • Posted December 3, 2015
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    Life expectancy for Korean women eighth highest worldwide

    Korean women have the eighth highest life expectancy in the world, according to a new report by the World Health Organization. Global life expectancy is 73 years for girls and 68 for boys born in 2012, WHO...

    • Posted May 16, 2014
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  • Korean women live an average of 7-years longer than Korean men. (Yonhap)
    Korean women’s life expectancy is third longest in world

    Korean women live on average to 85 years of age, according to UN Fund report Korean women’s life expectancy is the third longest in the world, according to the “State of World Population 2013″ report released by...

    • Posted October 31, 2013
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