Articles: Health

Health Matters: Covid-19: Ali's story (25 March 2020)

Health Matters: Covid-19: Ali's story (25 March 2020)

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Listen in to Dr Michelle’s conversation with Ali about her personal experience with COVID-19

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ESCA Cancer Support continue counselling online

ESCA Cancer Support continue counselling online

Mid Morning Mix

ESCA Cancer Support is a not-for-profit association made up of professional counsellors and trained volunteers who understand the impact of a cancer diagnosis. Since 2000, ESCA Cancer Support has r...

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Health Matters: Adapting to Corona Virus stress (23 March 2020)

Health Matters: Adapting to Corona Virus stress (23 March 2020)

The Breakfast Show

As home schooling enters its second week in Switzerland and those of us who can are continuing to adapt to teleworking, Dr Michelle talks about coping with stress at this difficult time.

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Health Matters: avoid ibuprofen for Covid-19

Health Matters: avoid ibuprofen for Covid-19

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Dr Michelle explains the advice to avoid ibuprofen for COVID-19 symptoms – take paracetamol instead. You can find a list of ibuprofen and paracetamol-based drugs available in Switzerland from...

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Health Matters Covid 18 March 2020

Health Matters Covid 18 March 2020

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In today’s special Health Matters update, Dr Michelle discusses COVID-19 symptoms based on what we know so far.

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Health Matters: Flatten the curve, March 2020

Health Matters: Flatten the curve, March 2020

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In a special Health Matters COVID-19 update, Dr Michelle explains why we need to ‘stay at home’ and also about the Corona Check online tool if we’re worried about symptoms: https:...

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Health Matters: Covid-19, be safe at work (10 March 2020)

Health Matters: Covid-19, be safe at work (10 March 2020)

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Dr Michelle explains the new advice from the Federal Office of Public Health for workplaces, including special measures for those at higher risk of developing severe illness.

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YouTuber Jamie Raines (AKA Jammidodger) talks about his transgender journey

YouTuber Jamie Raines (AKA Jammidodger) talks about his transgender journey

Mid Morning Mix

Jamie Raines has been documenting his personal trangender journey on his YouTube channel - Jammidodger - for nearly a decade. He openly talks about testosterone and top surgery, penises and pr...

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Health Matters: Corona Virus. Advice to protect yourself  (3 March 2020)

Health Matters: Corona Virus. Advice to protect yourself (3 March 2020)

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With the number of cases of Coronavirus continuing to increase in Switzerland and the situation changing every day, the most important thing for all of us is to stay calm and do our best to protect...

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Health Matters: Corona Virus, protect yourself.

Health Matters: Corona Virus, protect yourself.

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As fears about Coronavirus mount, Dr Michelle explains how we can best protect ourselves and others against infection. Find information from the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health about the late...

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Health Matters: Dental Hygiene Clinics  (25 February 2020)

Health Matters: Dental Hygiene Clinics (25 February 2020)

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In the last in the series talking about all things teeth-related, Dr Michelle speaks with dentist Dr Robin Thomas and dental hygienist Aurelie, about what sets their Dental Hygiene Clinics apart fr...

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Green Condom Club - the vegan condom

Green Condom Club - the vegan condom

The Breakfast Show

  "You mean condoms aren't vegan?" - we hear you cry. Well, no. They're also often not gluten free!

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Health Matters Exercise Walk 'n' Talk  (13 February 2020)

Health Matters Exercise Walk 'n' Talk (13 February 2020)

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Exercise is the best medicine! Dr Michelle explains the health benefits of physical activity and invites listeners to join monthly Walk n'Talk for Wellbeing events - free initiatives open to an...

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Health Matters: Corona virus pt 2 (4 February 2020)

Health Matters: Corona virus pt 2 (4 February 2020)

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Coronavirus update: Dr Michelle discusses the current advice from the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health and explains about 2 Coronavirus hotlines: For the public - 058 463 0000 For travellers ...

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Health Matters: Corona Virus 2 (4 February 2020)

Health Matters: Corona Virus 2 (4 February 2020)

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Coronavirus update: Dr Michelle discusses the current advice from the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health and explains about 2 Coronavirus hotlines: For the public - 058 463 0000 For travellers...

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Swiss Up! Baby Boxes (3 February 2020)

Swiss Up! Baby Boxes (3 February 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this edition of Swiss Up!, Dario looks at the Swiss phenomenon of baby boxes. They're places where new mothers who feel they can look after their child can leave babies so they will be cared for.

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Health Matters: Coronavirus (29 January 2020)

Health Matters: Coronavirus (29 January 2020)

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Novel Coronavirus outbreak - Dr Michelle explains what you need to know. Find the latest updates from the World Health Organisation: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

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Swiss Up: Swiss Solidarity (27 January 2020)

Swiss Up: Swiss Solidarity (27 January 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up! Dario looks at the history and the success of Switzerland's largest charity - known in English as Swiss Solidarity. t raises millions for causes around the world. https://...

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Health Matters:  Mountain safety (22 January 2020)

Health Matters: Mountain safety (22 January 2020)

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With the snow sports season in full swing, Dr Michelle reminds us about mountain safety to make sure you’re prepared should the worst happen and you, or someone else in your group, has an accident.

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Where blockchain & healthcare meet - with Dr Alex Cahana

Where blockchain & healthcare meet - with Dr Alex Cahana

Mid Morning Mix

The 2nd edition of the Geneva Blockchain Congress takes place today at Palexpo.   The 2020 Geneva Blockchain Congre...

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Health Matters: January Blues (15 January 2020)

Health Matters: January Blues (15 January 2020)

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Is it the January blues or could it be depression? Dr Michelle explains the difference between the two and that depression is much more common than you may think. To learn more about the symptoms o...

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Swiss Up: The Swiss man in Iran (20 January 2020)

Swiss Up: The Swiss man in Iran (20 January 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, Dario looks at the relationship between Switzerland and Iran. How this country helps the relationship between Iran and the United States and who's the man in charge?

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Swiss Up! Nuclear Power (13 January 2020)

Swiss Up! Nuclear Power (13 January 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, following the recent shutdown of the nuclear power plant Muhleberg, Dario looks at the history of atomic power in Switzerland.

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Swiss Up! The Olympics (6 January 2020)

Swiss Up! The Olympics (6 January 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, Dario looks at the history of the Olympic Games in Switzerland. The country has never hosted Summer Games, but it has hosted the Winter events. But, despite many attemp...

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