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Camp for young diabetics opens for registrations
Korean Diabetes Association is hosting the 13th diabetes camp from June 13 to 15 in Gangwon Province. “2030 Diabetes Camp” invites diabetic patients in their 20s and 30s to participate in various programs with doctors, nurses, nutritionists and social workers to better understand their illness management.
Summer vacation health tips
The summer vacation season is just around the corner. By observing simple health tips and taking precautions, we can all enjoy our time away from work and get fully recharged.
Cancer prevention falls through loopholes
Every 10 minutes a woman dies of cervical cancer, according to the World Health Organization. It is the second most common cancer for women after breast cancer. Virtually all cases of cervical cancer are caused by HPV, or human papillomavirus transmitted through sexual intercourse.
Connecting through dots
Even for the mothers who are daily at their side, the world of visually-impaired children remains largely a mystery.
Blind spots of OTC contraception
Over the counter at a pharmacy is not the ideal place to discuss sex life, vaginal bleeding or tenderness of the breasts. It definitely is not appropriate to have a thorough conversation on how to manage one’s hormones. However, these are crucial topics to cover when one is taking oral contraceptives which are categorized as over-the counter (OTC) drugs in Korea.
Exercise benefits cancer patients after lymph node removal
Regular exercise may benefit breast cancer patients who had their lymph nodes removed more than those who did not.
Ok ― wonder woman of Seoul St. Mary‘s Hospital
Ok Jin-ju will answer your email inquiries about anything from catching a cold to having heart surgery, make sure you fill out any necessary paperwork, and nag other doctors to get you an appointment. The director of the International Health Center at Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital takes every opportunity to help her patients.
Center helps students beat inconveniences
Every year, the number of “integrated” classrooms is increasing. In 2011, 70 percent of some 80,000 students with disabilities studied in regular schools, compared to 56 percent of 70,000 in 2000, according to the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology.
Let‘s set mad cow facts straight
In memory of the 2008 candlelit protests that were triggered by concerns about the safety of U.S. beef, over 3,000 gathered in Cheonggye Plaza, central Seoul on Wednesday night.
How much do you know about mental health?
ILSAN, Gyeonggi Province ― Is depression a personality problem? Do people talk about their plans to commit suicide? Are blackouts from drinking related to a brain tumor?
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