Articles: Health

Fit Tips: Running Part 1

Fit Tips: Running Part 1

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Should you stretch before you run? Actually, there might be better warm ups for a run than stretching.

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Health Matters: Cervical Smears (18 October 2016)

Health Matters: Cervical Smears (18 October 2016)

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On this week's Health Matters - Cervical Smears: there is no national screening programme in Switzerland - and so, as Dr Michelle Wright explains, it's important for women to organise their own exa...

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Health Matters Concussion (4 October 2016)

Health Matters Concussion (4 October 2016)

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This week Dr Michelle Wright looks at concussion - what is it,how it should be treated and when you should worry.

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Health Matters: Zoe4life (21 September 2016)

Health Matters: Zoe4life (21 September 2016)

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On this week's Health Matters, Dr Michelle Wright talks about the charity Zoe4Life which helps families grappling with the trauma of childhood cancer.

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Health Matters: Zoe4Life-tackling childhood cancer

Health Matters: Zoe4Life-tackling childhood cancer

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Day4Life - Saturday 1 October 2016, Rolle, VD. On this week's Health Matters, Dr Michelle Wright talks about how the charity, Zoe4Life, helps families affected by childhood cancer.  Zoé4life is...

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World Alzheimer's Day

World Alzheimer's Day

Preparations are underway in Geneva for World Alzheimer’s Day, which takes place on the 21st September.

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Volunteers needed to clean Lake Geneva!

Volunteers needed to clean Lake Geneva!

Mid Morning Mix

Have you ever wondered around Lake Geneva and thought to yourself "Hey! There's still way too much litter around"? Well this Sunday you could really help!

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Health Matters: Heart Attacks (14 September 2016)

Health Matters: Heart Attacks (14 September 2016)

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On this weeks show, Dr Michelle Wright looks at the symptoms of heart attacks - and how they can be different in women.

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7 things to bear in mind when choosing hiking shoes

7 things to bear in mind when choosing hiking shoes

Mid Morning Mix

If you've bought a good pair, then you probably won't notice them whilst you're half way up that mountain. After all, you have other things to concentrate on like the stunning views or ...

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A good day to swim the length of Lake Geneva? The JENBOJets think so

A good day to swim the length of Lake Geneva? The JENBOJets think so

Mid Morning Mix

Emily, Natasha, Jo & Bee make up the JENBOJets, a UK-based swimming team and part of the Serpentine Swimming Club. With Octavia as their chief support they'll be spending Wednesday 7th Sept...

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Here comes the sun

Here comes the sun

A summer picnic, a game of tennis, every BBQ or day at the beach is so much more fun in the sunshine. But it has never been more important to stay safe in the sun and develop a skin awareness routi...

Provided by Centre de Dermatologie Rive

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Health Matters: Vaccines (29 August 2016)

Health Matters: Vaccines (29 August 2016)

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Dr Michelle Wright examines a new app which will make sure your vaccinations are all up to date. www.myvaccines.ch and downloads the apps: https://itunes.apple.com/ch/app/myviavac/id431787104?m...

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How to avoid snakes in Switzerland

How to avoid snakes in Switzerland

I don’t mind telling you that I’m scared of snakes. And I know that I’m not the only one! 

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Health Matters: The dangers of Duck Fleas in Lake Geneva

Health Matters: The dangers of Duck Fleas in Lake Geneva

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On this week's Health Matters - Duck Fleas. Which can cause 'swimmers Itch'. It's something lake swimmers need to be aware of over the summer. It's not dangerous - but can be very uncomfortable. D...

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Health Matters: Duck Fleas (6 July 2016)

Health Matters: Duck Fleas (6 July 2016)

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On this week's Health Matters - Duck Fleas. Which can cause 'swimmers Itch'. It's something lake swimmers need to be aware of over the summer. But its not dangerous - but can be very uncomfortable ...

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Health Matters: Dreams  (29 June 2016)

Health Matters: Dreams (29 June 2016)

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This week Dr Michelle Wright talks to sleep expert Dr Sue Higgins. She asks her why dreams are so important and what can they mean?

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Health Matters:  Sleep Walking (21 June 2016)

Health Matters: Sleep Walking (21 June 2016)

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Why do people sleep walk? Should you wake them up? What can be done about it? Special guest, sleep expert Dr Susan Higgins.

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Six baby crocodiles hatch in Lausanne's AQUATIS centre

Six baby crocodiles hatch in Lausanne's AQUATIS centre

The AQUATIS Aquarium-Vivarium in Lausanne is celebrating the birth of 6 baby crocodiles hatching at the end of May. This is the first birth in Europe of the 'Sacred' crocodile of West Af...

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Health Matters: lightning strikes (14 June 2016)

Health Matters: lightning strikes (14 June 2016)

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A topical one - lightning strikes - health effects and what you should do if you are caught in a thunder and lightning storm....

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Health Matters: Head Lice (2 June 2016)

Health Matters: Head Lice (2 June 2016)

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There's an epidemic of head lice in Geneva schools at the moment. On this week's Health Matters, Dr Michelle Wright examines how best to treat them - and not to get them in the first place. http://...

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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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