Asthma patients more prone to osteoporosis study

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A new study out of Korea claims that patients suffering from asthma have a higher chance of getting osteoporosis — a disease that weakens bones and makes them brittle. Kim Min-ji reports on how the two illnesses are linked. Sixty-five-year-old Kang Gwi-soon has been suffering from asthma for 15 years. Eight years ago,… she was […]


Increase ′good′ cholesterol to control overall cholesterol level   ′좋은 콜레스테롤′ 높여
26
September

Increase ′good′ cholesterol to control overall cholesterol level ′좋은 콜레스테롤′ 높여

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , /

There′s been a significant increase in the number of people in Korea with high cholesterol. Up until now, the only way to treat the problem was to take statins or take other measures to lower the level of the so-called ′bad′ cholesterol. But now, local researchers say they′ve come up with another way to deal […]



Oriental Medicine Beats Allergies With Acupuncture 침 치료, 알레르기 비염 증상 완화

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Spring is in the air, which is great news for a lot of us but not so much for hayfever sufferers. Instead of reaching for drugs with heavy side-effects, many Koreans are seeking out traditional medicine to relieve their itchy eyes and stuffy noses. Paul Yi reports. Gentle breezes and blooming flowers mark the start […]


Spring allergies lasting longer this year due to warmer temperatures
26
August

Spring allergies lasting longer this year due to warmer temperatures

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now as much as we love spring and the beauty of the flowers in full bloom for those of us who suffer from hay fever it can be one of the most uncomfortable times of the year and our Oh Sooyoung tells us why the symptoms are lingering longer this year and some ways to […]


FEMA CDC Accessible: Mold Safety After a Disaster

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Hi, my name is Dana Robison, and I’m from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, also known as the CDC. I’m here today to talk about mold. When hurricanes, tornadoes, and floods happen and your property is damaged by water, mold can begin to grow. When returning to a home that has been damaged […]


Korean Men Answer Commonly Googled Questions About Themselves
21
August

Korean Men Answer Commonly Googled Questions About Themselves

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– Ooh, that’s a question for me, I have no idea. (laughing) (upbeat music) – How Korean are you, out of 10? – I don’t know; I feel like you should answer that for me. I look very Korean; people tell me I look very Korean. – Physical wise, you’re like eight, I would say, […]