Articles: Health

Health Matters: Organ Donation (22 September 2020)

Health Matters: Organ Donation (22 September 2020)

Health matters

Not something that everyone likes to talk about but in this week’s Health Matters, Dr Michelle explains how you can register your decision about organ donation in the Swiss National Organ Donor Reg...

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Swiss Up! Cantonal Votes (22 September 2020)

Swiss Up! Cantonal Votes (22 September 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up! Dario now looks at the cantonal votes due this weekend. Will Geneva opt for a minimum wage? Will Nidwalden cut corporate tax to one of the lowest in the world? And most...

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Swiss Up! Upcoming Federal Votes (15 Sept 2020)

Swiss Up! Upcoming Federal Votes (15 Sept 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up! Dario talks about the Federal votes due to be held on 27th September. There are a number as some votes have been pushed back due to the coronavirus lockdown. Will Switz...

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Health Matters Echo 112 (9 September 2020)

Health Matters Echo 112 (9 September 2020)

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This week Dr Michelle explains about the Echo112 Medical ID App which allows us to securely store important medical information and an electronic donor card that can be accessed by medical personal...

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Swiss Up! Ceneri Tunnel (8 September 2020)

Swiss Up! Ceneri Tunnel (8 September 2020)

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On this week's Swiss Up! Dario goes underground with the Ceneri Tunnel in canton Ticino. It's the last link in the network designed to get trucks off the roads in Switzerland - and brings t...

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Kids In Mind LIVE - Back to School

Kids In Mind LIVE - Back to School

Kids in Mind

It's that time again - back to school. Although this time, there are so many things different about this school year. Dr Rebecca Weber talks us through some of the really practical things we ca...

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Kids In Mind LIVE - Boomerang kids: moving back with Mom & Dad

Kids In Mind LIVE - Boomerang kids: moving back with Mom & Dad

Kids in Mind

The kids have become young adults. They've flown "the nest". They've tasted freedom and enjoyed living away from Mom and Dad Now, because of the pandemic, young adults are...

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Kids In Mind LIVE - Depression and anxiety caused by Covid19

Kids In Mind LIVE - Depression and anxiety caused by Covid19

Kids in Mind

Dr Rebecca Weber explains the clinical symptoms of depression and anxiety on the Breakfast Show with Mark and Katt. We look at how these are being amplified for kids and adults alike during a pande...

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Health Matters: Is your mask compliant? (2 September 2020)

Health Matters: Is your mask compliant? (2 September 2020)

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As more and more Cantons in Switzerland are making mask wearing compulsory in certain situations, Dr Michelle looks at fabric (or textile) masks and how to make sure yours is compliant. For more in...

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Health Matters: The Positive Effects of Gratitude (26 August 2020)

Health Matters: The Positive Effects of Gratitude (26 August 2020)

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La Rentrée Gratitude Challenge – Dr Michelle explains the positive effects of practising gratitude on our physical and mental health and has some suggestions of how to start practising gratitude in...

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Walking 55 million steps with ESCA Cancer Support

Walking 55 million steps with ESCA Cancer Support

Mid Morning Mix

ESCA CancerSupport provide emotional support, practical help, well-being activities and a welcoming community in English to anyone affected by cancer. Although their Geneva Centre is currently...

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UN Roundup - Wildfires in Siberia

UN Roundup - Wildfires in Siberia

UN Roundup

  27 July 2020.  On today's UN Round-up:   1 - Siberian wildfires require urgent climate action.  “Some parts of Siberia this week have again topped 30 ...

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UN Roundup - UN chief’s strongest appeal yet to tackle inequality

UN Roundup - UN chief’s strongest appeal yet to tackle inequality

UN Roundup

20 July 2020.  On today's UN Round-up: 1 - WHO's Covid19 update.    2 - On Saturday 18 July, the UN chief Antonio Guterres made his strongest appeal yet to t...

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Communication Coach Amy Carroll on talking through tension

Communication Coach Amy Carroll on talking through tension

Mid Morning Mix

Amy Carroll is a Communication Coach, Trainer, Speaker & Author. Today we're looking at some of the communication issues that arise during a pandemic and how to best approach them. Amy e...

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Swiss Up! How Unemployment Insurance works (8 July 2020)

Swiss Up! How Unemployment Insurance works (8 July 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, Dario tells us the basics of the Swiss unemployment system. We certainly don't want to need to know - but for many, it's a risk.

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Health Matters:  Basic Life Support during Covid-19 (9 July 2020)

Health Matters: Basic Life Support during Covid-19 (9 July 2020)

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Knowing how to give Basic Life Support can save a person’s life if their heart and breathing have stopped. Dr Michelle explains the important adaptations when giving Basic Life Support during the C...

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Gadget Guru - SwissCovid contact tracing app

Gadget Guru - SwissCovid contact tracing app

Gadget Guru

Paul Bristow has taken a look at the contact tracing app for this week's Gadget Guru episode...

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Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies - Covid19 Third Wave: an update

Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies - Covid19 Third Wave: an update

Mid Morning Mix

At the end of March we spoke to Dr Karl Blanchet from the Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies (formally CERAH) about the potentially devasting effects of Covid19's "third wave", and...

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Health Matters: Depression (2 July 2020)

Health Matters: Depression (2 July 2020)

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Dr Michelle brings the next installment in her Mental Health Matters series, in this episode looking at treatment options for depression.

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Talking about teeth - kids and dentists

Talking about teeth - kids and dentists

Mid Morning Mix

Adele Lodi Rizzini is a pediatric dentist (pedodontiste) at Adent Dental Clinic. She explains how we can ensure our children have better experiences at the dentist by being patient and carefully ch...

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Swiss Up: Volunteering (30 June 2020)

Swiss Up: Volunteering (30 June 2020)

Swiss Up!

Many people regularly volunteer for associations, good causes and care for family members. A new survey shows 60% volunteer for something - but we could all be donating more blood. Dario explains.

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Yoga & Mindfulness at Indiv Yoga's October retreat

Yoga & Mindfulness at Indiv Yoga's October retreat

Mid Morning Mix

Indiv Yoga is a blend of Vinyasa, Hatha and Restorative yoga with the belief that the benefits of yoga, meditation and mindfulness, can be applied to everyone. Indiv Yoga c...

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Health Matters: Covid App (24 June 2020)

Health Matters: Covid App (24 June 2020)

Health matters

Help to break the chains of transmission of COVID-19 by downloading the SwissCovid App from 25th June. Dr Michelle explains how the App works as a complement to conventional contact tracing.

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Swiss Up! The importance of the NZZ newspaper (23 June 2020)

Swiss Up! The importance of the NZZ newspaper (23 June 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, Dario Brander examines the importance of Switzerland's oldest newspaper - and one with a genuinely international reach - the NZZ.

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