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Majority of Koreans Support Abortion, If Necessary

Majority of Koreans Support Abortion, If Necessary

SEOUL, Oct. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – According to a recent survey by Gallup Korea, 74 percent of Korean adults (1,018 participants) were willing to allow abortion if necessary. Only 21 percent said the practice must be more strictly controlled, and 5 percent reserved their opinion.  The three-day survey study began on Tuesday, the same day [...]

Stronger Law against Abortion Sparks Debate

Stronger Law against Abortion Sparks Debate

SEOUL, Oct. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – Last month, the health ministry announced revisions to a bill to eradicate unethical medical practices in Korea, revoking medical licenses for up to a year if doctors engage in illicit activities. The revision included eight medical practices, including ghost surgery and reusing needles, but sparked controversy when induced abortion [...]

Expectant Mothers Grow Anxious over Toxic Chemicals

Expectant Mothers Grow Anxious over Toxic Chemicals

SEOUL, Oct. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – Pregnant women in Korea have grown more anxious than ever with widespread media coverage of toxic chemicals used in daily products, on top of deadly cases such as the Oxy humidifier sterilizer scandal.  According to a survey study by obstetricians at Ewha Womans University Medical Center (Mok-dong), 99.2 percent [...]