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Elderly Farmers Lack Awareness of Hot Weather Dangers

Elderly Farmers Lack Awareness of Hot Weather Dangers

SEOUL, Jun. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — As the thermometer inches up every day, medical experts say elderly farmers in the countryside should be more alert and careful. According to statistics published domestically, 74.2 percent of heat-related illnesses in people over the age of 65 occurred outdoors in the field or on the road. The supporting [...]

Study Says Girls More Prone to Smartphone Addiction than Boys

Study Says Girls More Prone to Smartphone Addiction than Boys

SEOUL, Jun. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Girls are twice as prone to smartphone addiction than boys, likely because they use more social networking and messaging services, according to research results released Tuesday. The conclusions of a study team from Ewha Womans University in Seoul were that students who were female, consumed alcohol, had lower academic [...]

Air Traffic Controllers Suffer from Depression and Stress

Air Traffic Controllers Suffer from Depression and Stress

SEJONG, Jun. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Air traffic controllers work to ensure the safe arrival and departure of aircraft. As even the slightest mistake can lead to a catastrophe, it’s a job that requires workers to be in top notch psychological health. The Air Traffic Management Office, which overlooks the welfare of air traffic controllers, [...]