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Forest Healing Programs Help to Overcome Corona Blues

Forest Healing Programs Help to Overcome Corona Blues

DAEJEON, Nov. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — A new healing program through forest walking has been effective in overcoming depressive symptoms caused by the coronavirus. The Korea Forest Service (KFS) announced Wednesday that psychological stability among program participants rose from 66.97 points before the program to 71.27 points after the program. The KFS began offering healing [...]

Taean Fosters Marine Healing Industries Using Peat and Mudflats

Taean Fosters Marine Healing Industries Using Peat and Mudflats

TAEAN, Jun. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Taean County, South Chungcheong Province, will foster marine healing industries using major resources in areas such as peat bogs and mudflats. The county said Tuesday that the Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST), which is in charge of the “Taean Marine Healing Resources Survey”, has launched an [...]

Hospitals Tweak Existing Services, Release Smartphone Apps to Attract Patients

Hospitals Tweak Existing Services, Release Smartphone Apps to Attract Patients

SEOUL, Aug. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Competition for medical patients has gone up another notch as major hospitals are releasing advanced technological services to stay a step ahead of their competitors. According to industry sources, since April Hallym University Medical Center in Dongtan has revamped the existing model of providing medicine to patients in an effort to [...]

International Press Gets a Tour of Korea’s “Healing Forest”

International Press Gets a Tour of Korea’s “Healing Forest”

YANGPYEONG, South Korea, Nov. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korea Forest Service gave foreign reporters Friday a familiarization tour of Yangpyeong’s Saneum Healing Forest.  Located within the Saneum National Recreational Forest, Saneum Healing Forest was established in 2009 as Korea’s first healing forest, offering various nature-driven therapy programs. The forest is comprised of several mountain [...]

Korean Medical Center to Begin ‘Healing Camp Program’ for Japanese Patients

Korean Medical Center to Begin ‘Healing Camp Program’ for Japanese Patients

GAPYEONG, South Korea, Aug 23 (Korea Bizwire) –  The CheongShim International Medical Center, Korea’s first international medical center and an internationally renowned hospital for both domestic and foreign patients, is drawing interest for its special medical vacation program for Japanese patients. Designated as an international hospital in 2006, CSMC offers a unique internationalized medical vacation service, [...]