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First Korean American Health Conference to Take Place in Southern California

A health conference specifically catered towards the needs of Korean Americans will be taking place for the first time in Los Angeles. The “First Annual Korean American Health Conference 2016,” which will be hosted by the Korean American Graduate Medical Association, came about as a coalition of 13 organizations — including KHEIR (Korean American Health Education Information and Research) Clinic, the Korean American Coalition (KAC), Koreatown Youth and Community Center (KYCC) — saw the need for deeper research on the health concerns and needs of Korean Americans.

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Astronomers Puzzled by Discovery of Naked, Star-less Black Hole

Scientists observing a distant galaxy are currently trying to find an explanation as to why some black holes are not surrounded by stars. One theory that they came up with is that this may have been caused by two or more galaxies colliding into one another.


Melting Arctic Ice is Uncovering Old Shipwrecks in Alaska

The melting of ice and glaciers is generally regarded as one of the negative effects of global warming as it contributes to rising sea levels. But for archaeologists, this phenomenon has allowed them to observe for the first time the wrecks of whaling vessels from the 1800s.

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Korean Christian Filmmaker Sets Out to Tell Stories of 'Ex-Gays'

For the first time, a Korean Christian documentary film about homosexuality has been produced and released late last year: “I Am No Longer Gay.”Suffice to say, the film has been garnering much attention from the Korean public all over the world. But the director, Brian Kim, chose to have the film’s first ever screening not in South Korea, where most of the research and interviewing was completed, but in America.

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Earthquake From North Korea's Hydrogen Bomb Alarms Public: Bible Verses on Fear and Anxiety

The successful testing of a miniaturized hydrogen bomb in North Korea brought about a magnitude 5.1 earthquake. According to government agencies, the effects of the earthquake was detected in the provinces near the testing site. While officials described the tremors as "artificial," the sudden movement of the earth still instilled fear and panic among the members of the public. Moreover, this experiment caused some members of the community to be anxious over the repercussions to them and the neighboring states.


Eating Sugar can Cause AND Spread Cancer According to New Study

A new study carried out by researchers from the University of Texas' MD Anderson Center revealed the role of sugar in the development of cancer. Based on their findings, diets high in sugar or fructose will not only cause breast cancer to grow, but these can also spread the effects of the disease

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