How to Eat Properly for Sound Sleep
More and more Koreans complain of insomnia, with the result that products purporting to help are also proliferating. They include a "robotic" pillow that simulates breathing, and a headband that helps ease tension to promote sound slumber. Certain foods help the body produce ample amounts of the sleep hormone melatonin. Look out in particular for foods that are rich in tryptophan, which turns into melatonin.
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NATIONAL/POLITICS
COVID Infections Rise After Chuseok
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NORTH KOREA
Worries as N.Korea Launches Missiles 'from Train'
North Korea ostensibly fired two ballistic missiles from a train into the East Sea on Wednesday. North Korea has created a railway missile unit that could take advantage of weaknesses in South Korean and U.S. missile detection and intercept systems.
BUSINESS
Hyundai Santa Cruz Named Best Pickup Truck in America
Hyundai's Santa Cruz has been named this year's best pickup truck by the U.S.' Northwest Automotive Press Association, the automaker said Thursday. Cars were tested for acceleration, handling, braking and rear-view cameras.