Long-Lived Koreans Take Dim View of Their Own Health
Koreans take a dimmer view of their own health than any other people in the OECD, a survey suggests. The Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs compared life expectancy to subjective health self-assessment in the OECD in a report published last month. >> Full Text

How to Choose Hanbok for the Lunar New Year
Hanbok or traditional Korean dress became a surprise fashion trend last year, with many young people going to work dressed in hanbok or visiting old palaces with friends. The Lunar New Year offers another great opportunity to get decked out in traditional garb. >> Full Text

Meat-Heavy Diet Linked to Depression
A study shows that eating vegetables is better for beating the blues than wolfing down meat. A team of researchers at Daedong Hospital in Busan and Seoul National University College of Medicine showed that Koreans who have a heavy meat diet like westerners tend to be more susceptible to depression. >> Full Text

Girls propel a swing at the National Folk Museum of Korea in Seoul on Monday. /Newsis

Girls in hanbok or traditional Korean dress take a selfie at Gyeongbok Palace in Seoul on Tuesday.

People arrive at Seoul Station on Tuesday after spending the Lunar New Year at their ancestral hometowns.

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