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Cancer Deaths Up 72 pct Over Past Ten Years

Cancer Deaths Up 72 pct Over Past Ten Years

SEOUL, May 2 (Korea Bizwire) – Cancer deaths have increased by 72 percent in the past decade, with lung cancer being most commonly diagnosed, followed by liver, stomach, pancreas, colon and breast cancer. According to the Korea Insurance Development Institute on Wednesday, the number of life insurance subscribers who died of cancer increased from 18,144 [...]

Air Pollution Causes 17,000 Deaths in S. Korea in 2017: Study

Air Pollution Causes 17,000 Deaths in S. Korea in 2017: Study

SEOUL, Apr. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Poor air quality caused more than 17,000 deaths in South Korea in 2017, more than 90 percent of which resulted from the onslaught of harmful PM2.5 particles, a study released by a U.S. civic group showed Thursday. The “State of Global Air 2019″ report, published by the Health Effects [...]

Underground Construction Site in Korea Collapses Causing Multiple Casualties

Underground Construction Site in Korea Collapses Causing Multiple Casualties

SEOUL, June 1 (Korea Bizwire) – On the morning of June 1, 7:20 a.m., an accident occurred at a metro construction site in Namyang-ju, northern Seoul, killing four on the site according to Yonhap news. The number of injuries has been confirmed as eight and others were transferred to a nearby hospital.  Witnesses said there had [...]