Articles: Health

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

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

Swiss Up!

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)

Swiss Up!

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)

Swiss Up!

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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Health Matters: Frontier Ambulances (22 October 2019)

Health Matters: Frontier Ambulances (22 October 2019)

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Listen in to Dr Michelle's conversation with insurance expert Louis-Marie from Helvetia International getting the lowdown on frontaliers with Swiss health insurance and whether an ambulance will ta...

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Swiss Up! 2019 Parliament Elections (21 Oct 2019)

Swiss Up! 2019 Parliament Elections (21 Oct 2019)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, Dario examines the result of the weekend's elections which saw a 'green wave' and more women in parliament.

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Health Matters: Insurance 2 (15 October 2019)

Health Matters: Insurance 2 (15 October 2019)

Health matters

Dr Michelle speaks again to Louis-Marie from Helvetia International, this time about ambulance costs in Switzerland - what's covered and what's not? Find out more at https://helvetiainterna...

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Health Matters: Health Insurance (8 October 2019)

Health Matters: Health Insurance (8 October 2019)

Health matters

Dr Michelle talks to Louis-Marie from Helvetia International about getting the best health insurance coverage for your new baby. Contact Louis-Marie through https://helvetiainternational.com/homepa...

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Health Matters: Teeth Whitening (1 October 2019)

Health Matters: Teeth Whitening (1 October 2019)

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Looking for that Hollywood smile? Dr Michelle speaks with the team from Dental Hygiene Clinics about teeth whitening. Learn more at https://www.chd.swiss/

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Health Matters: Mental health first aid  (24 September 2019)

Health Matters: Mental health first aid (24 September 2019)

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Dr Michelle talks with Roger Staub from Pro Mente Sana about the launch of Mental Health First Aid training in English in Switzerland. Find out more at https://ensa.swiss/fr/ and https://www.health...

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Health Matters: Amputations (17 September 2019)

Health Matters: Amputations (17 September 2019)

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It was World First Aid day on 14th September so Dr Michelle covers a First Aid topic in this week's show. But not for the faint hearted... the First Aid for an amputated limb or digit.

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Swiss Up! Centre Parties (7 October 2019)

Swiss Up! Centre Parties (7 October 2019)

Swiss Up!

With the Federal Parliamentary elections due in October - in this series of Swiss Up programmes, Dario looks at the different political parties. In this edition - those parties that make up the cen...

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Swiss Up: Left Wing Parties (30 September 2019)

Swiss Up: Left Wing Parties (30 September 2019)

Swiss Up!

The Federal Parliamentary elections are being held in October - and Dario is taking us through the different parties who make up Swiss political life. In this edition, the left wing parties.

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Swiss Up: Right Wing Parties (23 September 2019)

Swiss Up: Right Wing Parties (23 September 2019)

Swiss Up!

Federal parliamentary elections are due in October. If you're confused about Swiss political parties, Dario rounds them up for us. In this show, he looks at the right wing parities - the SVP (or UD...

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Swiss Up: Carouge - zero waste city (16 September 2019)

Swiss Up: Carouge - zero waste city (16 September 2019)

Swiss Up!

Carouge in canton Geneva believes it can do a lot more for the environment and aims to become a 'zero waste city', But is it possible.  Have a listen and check out carougezerodechet...

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Health Matters: Swallowed objects (10 September 2019)

Health Matters: Swallowed objects (10 September 2019)

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Dr Michelle explains what to do if your child swallows something they shouldn't!

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Health Matters: Walk And Talk (3 September 2019)

Health Matters: Walk And Talk (3 September 2019)

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Dr Michelle reminds us how good physical activity is for us and how much we should be doing. If you live near Vevey, join her inaugural Walk n'Talk for Wellbeing iniative on Monday 9th Septembe...

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