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S. Korea’s Antibiotic Use down in 2015, Still Highest Among OECD Countries

S. Korea’s Antibiotic Use down in 2015, Still Highest Among OECD Countries

SEOUL, Feb. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s consumption of antibiotics edged down in 2015 but remained the highest among members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the health ministry said Monday.  According to the ministry, the country’s antibiotic use was tallied at 31.1 defined daily dose (DDD) per 1,000 people, meaning 31.1 [...]

Picture of Dream Body as Smartphone Wallpaper Helps Weight Loss

Picture of Dream Body as Smartphone Wallpaper Helps Weight Loss

SEOUL, Feb. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – Setting the picture of your dream body as your smartphone wallpaper may actually help with your weight problem.  According to 365mc Hospital (a Seoul obesity clinic), frequently exposing oneself to such “wannabe” pictures – whether they be of glamorous celebrities, or simply of their fitter-selves from the past – [...]