Articles: Health

Health Matters: Insurance (25 Oct 2017)

Health Matters: Insurance (25 Oct 2017)

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The first in a mini-series of shows unravelling the Swiss health insurance. Dr Michelle Wright is joined by insurance expect David Renard.

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Health Matters Insurance 2  (1 November 2017)

Health Matters Insurance 2 (1 November 2017)

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The second in a mini-series looking at Swiss health insurance. Dr Michelle and David Renard from MyProject www.myproject.pro discuss what things to take into consideration to keep your basic health...

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Health Matters Insurance 4 (15 November 2017)

Health Matters Insurance 4 (15 November 2017)

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The last in the mini-series looking at Swiss health insurance. Accident insurance the topic of this show. Dr Michelle speaks once more to David Renard.

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It's nearly Movember so time to shave-down!

It's nearly Movember so time to shave-down!

Mid Morning Mix

It's time to get involved with Movember, whether you want to donate, grow a 'mo', get active, or enjoy a slap up meal at the 'supporters dinner', Scott knows how you can get inv...

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Health Matters: Meningitis (17 October 2017)

Health Matters: Meningitis (17 October 2017)

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Dr Michelle explains all about meningitis: its causes, a symptoms checklist and its treatment and prevention.

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Health Matters: Cancer awareness month  (11 Oct 2017)

Health Matters: Cancer awareness month (11 Oct 2017)

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October marks breast cancer awareness month. Dr Michelle invited Kate Parkyn into the studio to talk about her breast cancer journey and how the diagnosis actually led her and her family to a healt...

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De-clutter and detox your home with Marieke from Clarity

De-clutter and detox your home with Marieke from Clarity

Mid Morning Mix

Clarity Home Detox offers advice on decluttering and home orgaisationbased on the KonMari method; created by Marie Kondo and explained in her bestselling book "The life-changing...

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Health Matters: World Heart Day (29 Sept 2017)

Health Matters: World Heart Day (29 Sept 2017)

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29th September 2017 marks World Heart Day. Visit www.worldheartday.org to share how you power your heart with the aim of inspiring millions of other ...

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The Swiss Nanny Association get busy for Nanny Recognition Week!

The Swiss Nanny Association get busy for Nanny Recognition Week!

Mid Morning Mix

It's International Nanny Recognition Week coming up! Joana and Kelly set up the Swiss Nannies Association. They tell us why they felt it was important to have such an association in place...

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Health Matters: HPV Vaccine (20 Sept 2017)

Health Matters: HPV Vaccine (20 Sept 2017)

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The HPV vaccine has been offered to girls and young women to protect against cervical cancer since 2007. Dr Michelle explains why the same vaccine is now offered to boys and young men.

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Health Matters: Transplants (11 September 2017)

Health Matters: Transplants (11 September 2017)

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Do you carry a donor card? Dr Michelle explains the various ways to make your feelings about organ donation known in Switzerland. Find out more: swisstransplant.org. 

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Health Matters: Stem Cells (4 September 2017)

Health Matters: Stem Cells (4 September 2017)

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If you can't donate blood in Switzerland, maybe you could consider becoming a stem cell donor. Dr Michelle Wright explains how. See www.transfusion.ch for more details.

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Dragonboat racing and raising money for ESCA

Dragonboat racing and raising money for ESCA

Mid Morning Mix

This Sunday 3rd September will see dragonboats take to the Lac de Joux in the name of ESCA; the English Speaking Cancer Association, here in Switzerland. Paddle for Cancer is their main f...

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Health Matters:  Blood Donation (29 August 2017)

Health Matters: Blood Donation (29 August 2017)

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Dr Michelle discusses blood donation in Switzerland and how to find out where you can give blood locally. Visit www.transfusion.ch for more details.

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Geneva Squash Club welcomes the kids this summer

Geneva Squash Club welcomes the kids this summer

Mid Morning Mix

The manager of the Geneva Squash Club Duncan Steele joins Katt Cullen in the studio to talk about squash as a summer activity for kids. 

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Legal cannabis in Switzerland, what it's all about

Legal cannabis in Switzerland, what it's all about

You may have noticed on a recent run to the shops that your local is now selling “legal cannabis”. 

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Health Matters: Insect Stings (27 June 2017)

Health Matters: Insect Stings (27 June 2017)

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Beware of stinging insects! Enjoy your al fresco summer dining safe in the knowledge of what to do if those bees or wasps attack. Dr Michelle explains all.

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Health Matters: HIV survival (20 June 2017)

Health Matters: HIV survival (20 June 2017)

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A person living with HIV today can expect near normal life-expectancy provided they are started on modern anti-retroviral treatment early and that they adhere to this treatment. Dr Michelle explain...

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Green Condom Club - a new concept in condoms

Green Condom Club - a new concept in condoms

The Breakfast Show

Traditional condoms contain gluten, animal products and other chemicals - so Gabrielle Lods thought there was a better idea. 

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Health Matters: Hike for Cancer (13 June 2017)

Health Matters: Hike for Cancer (13 June 2017)

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Dr Michelle is joined by Thea Marais, one of the professional counsellors from the English Speaking Cancer Association. They discuss a new support activity offered by ESCA: a series of hikes in the...

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Health Matters: Echo App (6 June 2017)

Health Matters: Echo App (6 June 2017)

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Dr Michelle gives us an update on developments with the Echo112 Pocket Lifesaver mobile phone App. She also describes a new App launched by the same company: the Echo112 First Responder App. This n...

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'Give It All' for UNICEF - cycling in Crans Montana on June 10

'Give It All' for UNICEF - cycling in Crans Montana on June 10

Mid Morning Mix

Your commitment makes the difference!! Sign up and fundraise: www.unicef.ch/en/cycling-for-children

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Traumatic Brain Injury - Jo's story

Traumatic Brain Injury - Jo's story

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On this month's Health Matters, Dr Michelle Wright talks to Jo Dalton who suffered a major brain injury 17 years ago. Due to poor initial advice, Jo has been suffering with forgetfulness, confu...

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Health Matters Brain Injury 3 (17 May 2017)

Health Matters Brain Injury 3 (17 May 2017)

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The third of four shows discussing traumatic brain injuries. Once again, Dr Michelle Wright is joined by traumatic brain injury survivor Jo Dalton and also Dr Rolf Frischknecht who works in neurore...

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