Health, Fitness & Beauty

Which Mask Should You Get to Protect Yourself from Fine Dust?

The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety suggests wearing a face mask and offers advice for what seems now an essential outdoor item.

Public Hot Spring Footbaths in Busan

Relax your feet in one of the cities outdoor foot baths.

17th Joint Meeting of Coronary Revascularization Convenes in Busan

The 17th Joint Meeting of Coronary Revascularization (JCR) is taking place from December 8-9 at the Haeundae Grand Hotel.

Video: 10 Popular Fashion Trends You Didn’t Know Come From Korea

The Talko, a YouTube channel dedicated to today's modern woman, ran a video this week highlighting popular trends in Korean fashion that have become popular around the world.

20/20 Vision: 5 Reasons You Should Get LASIK Surgery While You’re in Korea

LASIK -which stands for Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis in case you were wondering- is becoming more prevalent for treating eyes that have become the "victims of technology."

Hepatitis A Cases Increase Significantly in Busan

The number of people with hepatitis A increased significantly in Busan last year, showing possible signs of a pandemic.

Nearly Half of Korean Men Suffer Hair Loss in Their 20s

Nearly half of Korean men begin losing their hair in their 20s according to a recent survey.

Shall We Dance? – Awesome Dance Studio

Want to upgrade your dance skills before the next time you hit the club dance floor? Awesome Dance Studio in Gwangan can help you do just that.

Xylitol Chewing Gum Can No Longer Claim ‘Cavity Prevention’

Lotte's Xylitol, a popular chewing gum brand in South Korea containing xylitol a "tooth friendly" sweetener, will soon be banned from marketing itself for “cavity prevention.”

Infant Obesity Rates Double in Korea Since 2008

The obesity rate among Koreans under the age of six doubled from 2008 to 2015, with the rate rising from 1.4 percent to 2.8 percent. This according to the 2016 Obesity White Paper, an annual report prepared by the National Health Insurance Service.

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