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(Photo by: Adam Berry / Getty Images News) A recent study shows the correlation between long working hours and high blood pressure.

Jan 02, 2016 PM EST - Diana Tomale

Recent Study Shows Correlation Between Long Working Hours And High Blood Pressure

A recent study revealed that long working hours could raise risk of high blood pressure. It stated that people who spend more than 60 hours a week working are at high risk of high blood pressure.

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Jan 02, 2016 PM EST - Diana Tomale

Puerto Rico Reports First Case Of Mosquito-Transmitted Zika Virus

Health officials in Puerto Rico reported first case of Zika virus in the island. A congressman said there is no reason to alarm.

2015 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival - Weekend 1 - Day 1

Jan 01, 2016 PM EST - Dheeraj Rawal

'Squatty Potty' Advertisement Featuring Unicorn Go Viral On YouTube! Sales Boost Up By 400 Percent

The new strategy has worked well for the company.

Beer sales spike in South Korea as consumers prefer low-alcohol drinks. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Dec 28, 2015 PM EST - Therese Agcopra

Sales For Soju Drop As More Health-Conscious Drinkers Prefer Beer and Other Low-Alcohol Drinks

Growing health awareness in South Korea has encouraged people to prefer beer and other low-alcohol drinks over hard liquor such as soju.

South Korean health workers during the 2015 MERS outbreak (Photo bt Jung Yeon Je / Getty Images)

Dec 28, 2015 PM EST - Czarelli Tuason

South Korean Health Ministry To Invest 52.5 Billion Won In Infectious Diseases Research

Following several health-related issues that plagued South Korea this year, including the MER outbreak, the Health Ministry plan on investing 52.5 billion won for infectious diseases research and hiring more epidemiologists for the country.

Colors of the Year: Rose Quartz and Serenity

Dec 27, 2015 PM EST - Therese Agcopra

Pantone Color Insitute Names Rose Quartz and Serenity The Colors of the Year for 2016

The color choice represents "a color snapshot of what we see taking place in our culture that serves as an expression of a mood and an attitude."

Pompeii  (Photo by Giorgio Cosulich/Getty Images)

Dec 26, 2015 PM EST - Therese Agcopra

Ancient City of Pompeii Officially Opened To The Public After Completion of 150M Euros Restoration Project

The newly-restored ruins of the UNESCO World Heritage site Pompeii officially made open to the public on Thursday.

South Korea announces end of MERS outbreak. (Photo by Chung Sung Jun/Getty Images)

Dec 23, 2015 AM EST - Therese Agcopra

South Korea Is MERS Free: Government Announces End of Deadly Outbreak 218 Days After First Confirmed Case

The last MERS patient died in Nov. 25.

Nearly 70 percent of cancer patients survive the disease. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Dec 22, 2015 AM EST - Therese Agcopra

New Survey Conducted By South Korea's National Cancer Center Shows Nearly 70 Percent of Cancer Patients Survive The Disease

The survey shows that nearly 70 percent of patients diagnosed from 2009 to 2013 achieved full recovery.

The government's plan to take over textbook publication rights sparked heated protests in November. (Photo by Chung Sung Jun/Getty Images)

Dec 22, 2015 AM EST - Therese Agcopra

South Korean Civic Groups Take History Textbooks Issue to Constitutional Court, Says Government's Monopoly of History Textbook Publication Violates 'Basic Ideas of Democracy'

South Korean civic groups filed an appeal in the Constitution Court Tuesday against the government for "infringing upon the impartiality of education'.

Hangman's noose (Photo by Thomas Northcut / Getty Images)

Dec 17, 2015 AM EST - Czarelli Tuason

South Korean Companies Stage Mock Funerals To Curb Increasing Suicide Rates

Some companies in South Korea are arranging mock funeral practices for their employees in order for them to realize the value of life, consequently curbing the increasing suicide rate in the country.

Blood transfusion (Photo by: Fajrul Islam / Getty Images)

Dec 17, 2015 AM EST - Czarelli Tuason

Reused Syringes In A Clinic In Seoul Results To Over 70 Cases Of Hepatitis C

A doctor in Dana Hyeondae Clinic in Yangcheon, Seoul admittied to reusing syringes on his patients, which resulted to 71 cases of hepatitis C.

Bruised woman (Photo by Tetra Images - Jamie Grill/Getty Images)

Dec 10, 2015 PM EST - Czarelli Tuason

Medical Student May Face Expulsion From Chosun University

Following an alleged physical abuse incident on March, medical student at Chosun University is highly likely to face expulsion once Gwangju District Court raises his penalty from a fine to jail time.

The Five-hundred-metre Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST) (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)

Dec 01, 2015 PM EST - Czarelli Tuason

China In The Final Stage Of Building World’s Largest Radio Telescope

China's military-led space program is in the final stage of contructing the world's largest radio telescope with a diameter of 500 meters known as the FAST.

Metformin tablets (Photo by Bloomberg/Getty Images)

Dec 01, 2015 PM EST - Czarelli Tuason

Scientists To Conduct Study On Metformin As An Anti-Ageing Pill

In 2016, scientists from different institutions will conduct a trial on 3,000 people between ages 70 and 80 to test if Metformin could stop diseases and slow down the ageing process.

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