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Health Matters: Geneva headlice epidemic

Health Matters: Geneva headlice epidemic

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On this week's Health Matters, Dr Michelle Wright looks at head-lice. There's an epidemic of head-lice in Geneva. Michelle has hints on how to check for head-lice, how to treat the contagion and h...

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Health Matters: Tobacco App (30 May 2016)

Health Matters: Tobacco App (30 May 2016)

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An iPhone App and dedicated Quit Smoking Helpline in Switzerland. Visit www.stop-tabac.ch and www.ligne-stop-tabac.ch for more information or call 0848 000 181 for the Helpline.

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Health Matters: Medical ID App (18 May 2016)

Health Matters: Medical ID App (18 May 2016)

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Dr Michelle explains the 'Medical ID' App for your smartphone which enables healthcare professionals access to important medical information about yourself. Visit www.ubiquehealth.ch for more infor...

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Health Matters - Malaria (2 May 2016)

Health Matters - Malaria (2 May 2016)

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25th April was World Malaria Day. Dr Michelle talks about this infectious disease that almost half of the world's population are at risk of catching. For more from Dr Michelle Wright visit www.wor...

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Health Matters - Allergies (22 April 2016)

Health Matters - Allergies (22 April 2016)

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With birch pollen levels predicted to be particularly high this year, Dr Michelle gives advice for hay fever sufferers. Visit www.pollenundallergie.ch for more information, including links to the P...

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Health Matters - Shingles (13 April 2016)

Health Matters - Shingles (13 April 2016)

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Dr Michelle Wright talks about shingles. Visit www.worldradio.ch to find out more

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Health Matters: Alain Grouette - international healer (7 April 2016)

Health Matters: Alain Grouette - international healer (7 April 2016)

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Dr Michelle speaks to Alain Grouette, naturopath, international healer, psychotherapist and teacher. To register for the FREE Nutrition, Naturopathy and Energy Healing talk at Webster University on...

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Health Matters: international healer Alain Grouette in Geneva

Health Matters: international healer Alain Grouette in Geneva

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On this week's Health Matters,Dr Michelle speaks to Alain Grouette, naturopath, international healer, psychotherapist and teacher. To register for the FREE Nutrition, Naturopathy and Energy Healin...

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Health Matters: Seizures, what to do

Health Matters: Seizures, what to do

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On this week's Health Matters Dr Michelle Wright from Health First examines seizures.

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Health Matters: Seizures (29 March 2016)

Health Matters: Seizures (29 March 2016)

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On this week's Health Matters, Dr Michelle Wright discusses 'seizures'. What causes them and how best to help someone who is suffering a seizure.

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Health Matters: Benefits and drawbacks of aspargus (22 March 2016)

Health Matters: Benefits and drawbacks of aspargus (22 March 2016)

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On this week's show, Dr Michelle Wright looks at asparagus, why it's so good for you - but why does it make your pee smell?

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Health Matters: Asparagus - why does it make your pee smell?

Health Matters: Asparagus - why does it make your pee smell?

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On this week's Health Matters - Dr Michelle Wright from Health First asks a question many have been pondering for years - why does asparagus make your pee smell? But also, interestingly - not ever...

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Health Matters: History of CPR (15 March 2016)

Health Matters: History of CPR (15 March 2016)

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This week Dr Michelle Wright looks at the history of CPR - when and how training people in CPR first came about and the history of the Resusci-Anne manikins.

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Health Matters - World Glaucoma Week (7 March 2016)

Health Matters - World Glaucoma Week (7 March 2016)

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March 6th-12th 2016 is World Glaucoma Week. Dr Michelle Wright talks about the second most common cause of blindness in the world and why screening for glaucoma is so important. Free screening for...

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Health Matters - free screenings for World Glaucoma Week

Health Matters - free screenings for World Glaucoma Week

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March 6th-12th 2016 is World Glaucoma Week. Dr Michelle Wright talks about the second most common cause of blindness in the world and why screening for glaucoma is so important.

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Health Matters: Wood pellets danger (1 March 2016)

Health Matters: Wood pellets danger (1 March 2016)

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Wood pellets - the cost effective, carbon neutral energy source that's becoming more and more popular for heating both public buildings and homes. But you do need to be careful as they can emit car...

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Health Matters: poisons (22 Feb 2016)

Health Matters: poisons (22 Feb 2016)

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Switzerland has an emergency number for poisoning cases - 145 - Dr Michelle Wright examines when to use it

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Health Matters: Zika Virus (8 Feb 2016)

Health Matters: Zika Virus (8 Feb 2016)

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Dr Michelle Wright explains about the Zika virus, what it is and whether you need to do anything to protect yourself. To find up-to-date information on Zika affected countries/regions, visit www.sa...

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Health Matters: The Zika virus - how to stay safe

Health Matters: The Zika virus - how to stay safe

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On this weeks Health Matters, Dr Michelle Wright from Health First examines the zika virus. It's suspected of causing deformities in new born babies and is thought to be spread by mosquito.

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Health Matters: look after your knees!

Health Matters: look after your knees!

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In two programmes, Dr Michelle Wright looks at the issues of knee injuries - very common for those who like spending their time in the mountains over the winter.

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Health Matters: Knees 2 (28 Jan 2016)

Health Matters: Knees 2 (28 Jan 2016)

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On this week's show, Dr Michelle Wright from Health First looks at knee injuries - and how to self nurse a bad knee!

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Health Matters:Knees 1 (21 Jan 2016)

Health Matters:Knees 1 (21 Jan 2016)

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On this week's show Dr Michelle Wright from Health First takes a ,look at knee injuries on the slopes. What to do if you can't get down the mountain?

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Swiss Health Insurance - your questions answered

Swiss Health Insurance - your questions answered

New arrivals to Switzerland have to have health insurance - it's the law! But there are several options and further questions if you choose to live in a neighbouring country and work in Switzer...

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Health Matters: Female Incontinence (19 Jan 2016)

Health Matters: Female Incontinence (19 Jan 2016)

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Dr Michelle is joined by Dr Daniel Faltin from Dianuro Clinic in Geneva www.dianuro.ch who explains about urinary incontinence in women and its treatment.

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