Articles: Health

Swiss Up! Baby Boxes (3 February 2020)

Swiss Up! Baby Boxes (3 February 2020)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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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Health Matters: What3Words app (18 December 2019)

Health Matters: What3Words app (18 December 2019)

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Tell others where you are: Dr Michelle explains about the what3words App - a global addressing system that makes it simple for users to communicate their exact location to others. Find out more at ...

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Health Matters: Children's teeth (7 January 2020)

Health Matters: Children's teeth (7 January 2020)

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Dr Michelle is talking teeth again with the team from Dental Hygiene Clinics. This time, how to take care of your child's teeth with dental hygienist Aurelie. Find out more at https://www.chd.swiss/

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Swiss Up!  Minarets (16 December 2019)

Swiss Up! Minarets (16 December 2019)

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On this week's Swiss Up, Dario looks at the fight to ban minarets in Switzerland 10 years ago and the global reaction.

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Health Matters: Restart Heart (10 December 2019)

Health Matters: Restart Heart (10 December 2019)

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What should you do if you are alone and are having a heart attack? Is cough CPR an option? Dr Michelle debunks some myths in this week's Health Matters.

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Swiss Up! The history of GVA airport(9 December 2019)

Swiss Up! The history of GVA airport(9 December 2019)

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On this week's Swiss Up, Dario looks at when the go ahead for Geneva Airport was given the go ahead - how the international organisations added to its importance and at one time there were regular...

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Health Matters: Don't be afraid of the dentist (3 December 2019)

Health Matters: Don't be afraid of the dentist (3 December 2019)

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It's time to talk teeth again - Dr Michelle speaks with Dr Robin Thomas from Dental Hygiene Clinics about why we shouldn't be scared of dentists anymore. Find out more at chd.swiss

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Male middle-aged loneliness - especially for expats

Male middle-aged loneliness - especially for expats

The Breakfast Show

There’s a growing problem of lonely middle-aged men. Surveys show many men feel they don’t have enough good ‘mates’ they can relax with – and it’s hard to fin...

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Health Matters: Rega App  (26 November 2019)

Health Matters: Rega App (26 November 2019)

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In time for the snowsports season, Dr Michelle discusses updates to the Rega smartphone App with some great new features to help the air rescue services locate you more easily in a time of need. Fi...

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Health Matters: Echo App (19 November 2019)

Health Matters: Echo App (19 November 2019)

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Echo112 becomes EchoSOS - Dr Michelle explains an important update to this potentially life-saving mobile phone App that transmits your location to the emergency services in a time of need.

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Swiss Up: Watch factory tours in Neuchâtel (25 November 2019)

Swiss Up: Watch factory tours in Neuchâtel (25 November 2019)

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The region of Neuchâtel is home to many prestigious watchmakers. For years many have kept their secrets to themselves, but now some are opening up and it's possible to take tours - many i...

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Green Christmas Eco Market

Green Christmas Eco Market

Mid Morning Mix

Sophie Bayliss from susbtainable living blog sophiesworld.site explains the concept behind the Green Christmas Eco Marché.

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Health Matters: Bach Flower (13 November 2019)

Health Matters: Bach Flower (13 November 2019)

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Dr Michelle talks to Bach Flower Practitioner Beatriz Gómez-Flores about how Bach Flower remedies might be used to improve our wellbeing. Find out more at https://www.bachcentre.com/new/ and you ca...

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Health Matters: Dental hygiene in pregnancy (5 November 2019)

Health Matters: Dental hygiene in pregnancy (5 November 2019)

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Listen in to hear Dr Michelle's regular chat about all-things teeth related from the team at Dental Hygiene Clinics. This time, dental hygienist Aurelie explains about the specific risks to your te...

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Health Matters: Mental First Aid (29 October 2019)

Health Matters: Mental First Aid (29 October 2019)

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As a follow-up to her interview with Roger Staub from Pro Mente Sana recently, Dr Michelle explains more about the launch of Mental Health First Aid training in Switzerland, what this involves and ...

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Swiss Up! The Rostigraben (28 October 2019)

Swiss Up! The Rostigraben (28 October 2019)

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Where is the line that separates the French speaking regions of Switzerland from the German speakers? It's not exact - and it doesn't follow any political lines. Dario explains.

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