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Health Matters: School's Out for Summer (2 July 2018)

Health Matters: School's Out for Summer (2 July 2018)

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Dr Michelle Wright has some advice if you plan to travel this summer. www.safetravel.ch

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Health Matters: School's Out! (2 July 2018)

Health Matters: School's Out! (2 July 2018)

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Schools out for Summer and Dr Michelle explains her tips to prepare for a healthy vacation, wherever you may be travelling. Visit www.safetravel.ch for more information.

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Health Matters Ticks 3 (26 June 2018)

Health Matters Ticks 3 (26 June 2018)

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In the final part of this series, Dr Michelle discusses tick bite prevention and also how to remove a tick if you are bitten. Download a free App in English about ticks in Switzerland for more info...

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Health Matters Ticks 2 (21 June 2018)

Health Matters Ticks 2 (21 June 2018)

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The second in Dr Michelle's series about ticks and the possible problems their bites can cause for humans. In this show, tick-borne encephalitis is explained including the vaccine that can protect ...

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Health Matters: Ticks 1 (13 June 2018)

Health Matters: Ticks 1 (13 June 2018)

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The first of 3 shows about ticks in Switzerland and neighbouring France. This week, Dr Michelle explains about Lyme disease - an infection that can be passed on by ticks.

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Health Matters: Nosebleeds (5 June 2018)

Health Matters: Nosebleeds (5 June 2018)

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Dr Michelle reminds us about the First Aid for nosebleeds, with a particular focus on nosebleeds in children and what to do about recurrent nosebleeds.

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Health Matters: Male Support (29 May 2018)

Health Matters: Male Support (29 May 2018)

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Dr Michelle speaks to Carl Wahlers who has set up a local peer support group for men encouraging them to talk about issues they are facing in life. Find out more at https://www.blokesandblackdog...

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Health Matters! Asperger's Part 2 (21 May 2018)

Health Matters! Asperger's Part 2 (21 May 2018)

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In the second show in the series, Dr Michelle learns more about Cassandra, a support group for spouses and partners of people with Asperger Syndrome. Find out more at www.cassie.ch.

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Health Matters: Asperger's Part 1 (14 May 2018)

Health Matters: Asperger's Part 1 (14 May 2018)

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In the first of 2 shows, Dr Michelle learns about Cassandra, a self-help group for spouses and partners of people with Asperger Syndrome (or high functioning autism) in Suisse Romande. In this show...

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Plane Talk - Electric wheelchairs on-board

Plane Talk - Electric wheelchairs on-board

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Air travel is becoming more and more accessible to those with disabilities, so what do we need to consider if travelling with an electric wheelchair? There are different procedures in place depe...

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Health Matters: Sprains (17 April 2018)

Health Matters: Sprains (17 April 2018)

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Spring is definitely in the air - time to get your running or hiking shoes out? Dr Michelle discusses the First Aid for sprains and strains just in case....

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Health Matters: Fainting (10 April 2018)

Health Matters: Fainting (10 April 2018)

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Dr Michelle explains all about fainting - what causes it, what First Aid you should carry out and when fainting needs further investigation.

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Health Matters: Hay Fever (3 April 2018)

Health Matters: Hay Fever (3 April 2018)

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With the pollen season upon us, Dr Michelle shares her top tips for hay fever sufferers. For Swiss specific information and current circulating pollen levels, visit www.pollenundallergie.ch or down...

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Health Matters: Measles (27 March 2018)

Health Matters: Measles (27 March 2018)

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Measles cases are on the rise in Europe and Switzerland is one of the countries reported to have had a large outbreak during 2017. In this show, Dr Michelle looks at measles symptoms and prevention.

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Léonard Stein talks about Transcendental Meditation

Léonard Stein talks about Transcendental Meditation

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The Beatles did it. David Lynch does it. But what is Transcendental Meditation? Léonard Stein explains...

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Health Matters: Heart Attack (14 March 2018)

Health Matters: Heart Attack (14 March 2018)

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Is there a difference between men and women when it comes to heart attack symptoms. In this week's show, Dr Michelle explains all.

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Claire McFarlane - Footsteps To Inspire

Claire McFarlane - Footsteps To Inspire

Mid Morning Mix

*Warning: this podcast contains mentions of sexual assault*   In July 2016 Claire McFarlane began running 3500km of beach across 230 countries to create a peaceful dialogue on ...

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Spring Summer courses with InterSoccer

Spring Summer courses with InterSoccer

Mid Morning Mix

InterSoccer offer a wide variety of courses and camps from 1 to 5 days, for 2-14 year olds, throughout the year, geared towards fun & learning new skills in a challenging & safe e...

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Health Matters: Helping Hand (28 February 2018)

Health Matters: Helping Hand (28 February 2018)

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Listen in to hear Dr Michelle explaining about a 24 hour phone number in Switzerland offering a listening ear to people in need. Find out more at www.143.ch

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Health Matters: Poison phone number (21 February 2018)

Health Matters: Poison phone number (21 February 2018)

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Dr Michelle explains about the 145 emergency poisoning number and when you should call it. Find out more about Tox Info Suisse here: http://toxinfo.ch/

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Health Matters: Ski Safety 2 (12 February 2018)

Health Matters: Ski Safety 2 (12 February 2018)

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The second show looking at the safety aspects of snow sports. Dr Michelle explains essential emergency numbers to know when you're up in the mountains and what to do if an accident happens.

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Health Matters: Mountain Safety (5 February 2018)

Health Matters: Mountain Safety (5 February 2018)

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The first of 2 shows where Dr Michelle looks at the safety aspects of snowsports. Find a list of retailers who will check your skis and boards and mark your kit with the 'ski vignette' at www.skivi...

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Why Ally loves a weekly 5k run in the park

Why Ally loves a weekly 5k run in the park

Mid Morning Mix

Ally Bainton got in touch with such enthusiasm for his local running / walking club that we had to listen. He's part of an organisation called Parkrun, who organise weekly 5km walks or runs ...

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Health Matters: Seizures (30 January 2018)

Health Matters: Seizures (30 January 2018)

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Dr Michelle explains the different types of seizures and the First Aid we should know about.

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