Articles: Health

Health Matters: Insurance 2 (15 October 2019)

Health Matters: Insurance 2 (15 October 2019)

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Dr Michelle speaks again to Louis-Marie from Helvetia International, this time about ambulance costs in Switzerland - what's covered and what's not? Find out more at https://helvetiainterna...

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Health Matters: Health Insurance (8 October 2019)

Health Matters: Health Insurance (8 October 2019)

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Dr Michelle talks to Louis-Marie from Helvetia International about getting the best health insurance coverage for your new baby. Contact Louis-Marie through https://helvetiainternational.com/homepa...

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Health Matters: Teeth Whitening (1 October 2019)

Health Matters: Teeth Whitening (1 October 2019)

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Looking for that Hollywood smile? Dr Michelle speaks with the team from Dental Hygiene Clinics about teeth whitening. Learn more at https://www.chd.swiss/

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Walk The Talk: Executive Coaching and How to Get Out of Your Own Way

Walk The Talk: Executive Coaching and How to Get Out of Your Own Way

Sunita Sehmi is an Executive Coach. She guides her clients to make the changes they need to create a winner's mind-set. In this interview on the Mid Morning Mix, Sunita talks about her ...

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Health Matters: Mental health first aid  (24 September 2019)

Health Matters: Mental health first aid (24 September 2019)

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Dr Michelle talks with Roger Staub from Pro Mente Sana about the launch of Mental Health First Aid training in English in Switzerland. Find out more at https://ensa.swiss/fr/ and https://www.health...

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Health Matters: Amputations (17 September 2019)

Health Matters: Amputations (17 September 2019)

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It was World First Aid day on 14th September so Dr Michelle covers a First Aid topic in this week's show. But not for the faint hearted... the First Aid for an amputated limb or digit.

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Swiss Up! Centre Parties (7 October 2019)

Swiss Up! Centre Parties (7 October 2019)

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With the Federal Parliamentary elections due in October - in this series of Swiss Up programmes, Dario looks at the different political parties. In this edition - those parties that make up the cen...

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Swiss Up: Left Wing Parties (30 September 2019)

Swiss Up: Left Wing Parties (30 September 2019)

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The Federal Parliamentary elections are being held in October - and Dario is taking us through the different parties who make up Swiss political life. In this edition, the left wing parties.

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Swiss Up: Right Wing Parties (23 September 2019)

Swiss Up: Right Wing Parties (23 September 2019)

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Federal parliamentary elections are due in October. If you're confused about Swiss political parties, Dario rounds them up for us. In this show, he looks at the right wing parities - the SVP (or UD...

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Swiss Up: Carouge - zero waste city (16 September 2019)

Swiss Up: Carouge - zero waste city (16 September 2019)

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Carouge in canton Geneva believes it can do a lot more for the environment and aims to become a 'zero waste city', But is it possible.  Have a listen and check out carougezerodechet...

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Health Matters: Swallowed objects (10 September 2019)

Health Matters: Swallowed objects (10 September 2019)

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Dr Michelle explains what to do if your child swallows something they shouldn't!

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Health Matters: Walk And Talk (3 September 2019)

Health Matters: Walk And Talk (3 September 2019)

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Dr Michelle reminds us how good physical activity is for us and how much we should be doing. If you live near Vevey, join her inaugural Walk n'Talk for Wellbeing iniative on Monday 9th Septembe...

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Gadget Guru -  Gyenno; when spoons change lives

Gadget Guru - Gyenno; when spoons change lives

Gadget Guru

  When drones meet spoons, people regain their independence. Here's an incredible piece of technology that has the power to change people's lives. It's the Gyenno spoon.&nb...

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Health Matters: Bad Breath (27 August 2019)

Health Matters: Bad Breath (27 August 2019)

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Dr Michelle is back after the Summer break talking with Dr Robin Thomas from Dental Hygiene Clinic all about halitosis, or bad breath, and what you can do to avoid falling victim!

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Scott Poynton - on sustainability and why worms should be your next pet

Scott Poynton - on sustainability and why worms should be your next pet

Mid Morning Mix

  Environmentalist Scott Poynton has been working with companies for over 20 years to look at supply chains and help them grapple with major issues such as deforestation and child labour. ...

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Health Matters: Gum Disease (5 July 2019)

Health Matters: Gum Disease (5 July 2019)

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Dr Michelle speaks with dentist Dr Robin Thomas about gum disease, or periodontitis, its dangers and how to avoid it. Find out more about Dr Thomas’s practice at https://www.chd.swiss/

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Health Matters: Heat! (26 June 2019)

Health Matters: Heat! (26 June 2019)

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It's hot, hot, hot out there.....Dr Michelle explains about heat-related illness and gives her top tips on staying cool during this heatwave.

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Health Matters: Sprains (18 June 2019)

Health Matters: Sprains (18 June 2019)

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As the sun has finally decided to come out and it's time to dust off the hiking boots, Dr Michelle reminds us of the First Aid for strains and sprains.

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Swiss Up! - The Last Famine

Swiss Up! - The Last Famine

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Over 200 years ago, now, the last famine to ravage Switzerland took place - mostly thanks to a huge volcanic eruption over in Indonesia. Today on the show we're talking about what the effects o...

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Swiss Up! - Women's Strike

Swiss Up! - Women's Strike

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Today (Friday 14th June) women are striking across the country in protest of the wage gap between men and women in Switzerland. This is not the first strike nor (sadly) will it be the last - find o...

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Swiss Up! - Art Basel

Swiss Up! - Art Basel

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It's beginnings are humble, but Art Basel is now an annual event attracting art galleries from all over the globe. Yet not everyone is excited about this. Find out why on today's episode.

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Swiss Up! - The History of Carouge

Swiss Up! - The History of Carouge

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Across the river Arve, the town of Carouge stands just a quick tram ride from Geneva. Its atmosphere, history and architecture, however, is very different and the Ville de Carouge offer guided walk...

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Swiss Up! - Tilo Frey

Swiss Up! - Tilo Frey

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Not only was she the first MP in Switzerland of African descent, but she was also one of the first 10 women elected to Swiss parliament. So she is important in the progression of Switzerland and ev...

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Health Matters: Fainting (11 June 2019)

Health Matters: Fainting (11 June 2019)

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Fainting in a nutshell - why it happens, what First Aid to carry out and when further investigation is needed.

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