Articles: Health

Health Matters: Vaccines (20 March 2019)

Health Matters: Vaccines (20 March 2019)

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Did you know that ticks in all but two Swiss cantons (Geneva and Ticino) may now carry the virus causing tick-borne encephalitis? New recommendations from the Federal Office of Public Health are th...

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Health Matters: Severe food allergies (12 March 2019)

Health Matters: Severe food allergies (12 March 2019)

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Dr Michelle's last installment in her food allergy series, this time focusing on severe allergic reactions to food - otherwise known as anaphylaxis. Find out more at https://www.aha.ch

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Health Matters: Dental Care (5 March 2019)

Health Matters: Dental Care (5 March 2019)

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Dr Michelle speaks with Dr Robin Thomas from Dental Hygiene Clinic about why he feels that when it comes to dental care, prevention is so important. Visit www.chd.swiss for more information.

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Health Matters: Food Intolerance 3 (4 March 2019)

Health Matters: Food Intolerance 3 (4 March 2019)

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The next installment in Dr Michelle's series on food allergies and intolerances: gluten intolerance and Coeliac disease - what's the difference, how do you know if you have it and what should you do?

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Swiss Up! - Celebrating Fasnacht

Swiss Up! - Celebrating Fasnacht

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  Fasnacht is the canival that takes place before the 40 days of fasting in the Christian calendar. Find out all about it's history, where the best carnivals are around Switzerland, and...

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Swiss Up! - Fête des Vignerons: Lavaux

Swiss Up! - Fête des Vignerons: Lavaux

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Today we spoke to Blaise Duboux about the link between the Fête des Vignerons and Lavaux, both UNESCO heritages. What advantages does this label bring and what does the Fête celebrate? ...

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Swiss Up! - Fête des Vignerons: Cantonal Days

Swiss Up! - Fête des Vignerons: Cantonal Days

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  We're looking at the Fêtes des Vignerons this week on Swiss Up! and today we're looking at Cantonal Days. Each canton represents the best of themselves, with their specific ...

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Swiss Up! - Fête des Vignerons: Ville En Fête

Swiss Up! - Fête des Vignerons: Ville En Fête

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    Over in Vevey, the Fête des Vignerons will be having a family festival! With over 60 food and beverage stands, it's one not to miss - find out all about it on today...

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Swiss Up! - Fêtes des Vignerons: Choreography

Swiss Up! - Fêtes des Vignerons: Choreography

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Health Matters: Kids and the Dentist (20 February 2019)

Health Matters: Kids and the Dentist (20 February 2019)

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Dr Michelle speaks with Dr Kamila Iwanski from Dental Team Lucerne about being a dentist for kids and how she adapts her practice to make kids feel comfortable and relaxed during their teeth check-...

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Health Matters: Dental Phobia (18 February 2019)

Health Matters: Dental Phobia (18 February 2019)

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Dr Michelle visits Dental Team Lucerne and speaks with Dr Markus Schulte about dental fear and dental phobia and what his clinic proposes to help with that. To find out more, visit www.dental-team-...

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The Impossible Task

The Impossible Task

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Ka/Noa Menswear take on the impossible task of making Mark look smart.

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Swiss Up! - Fête des Vignerons: Chatting with the president

Swiss Up! - Fête des Vignerons: Chatting with the president

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  This week we're looking at the Fête des Vignerons on Swiss Up! We spoke with the Abbot-President of the Confrérie des Vignerons, François Margot, about both the Co...

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Swiss Up! - The driving limits

Swiss Up! - The driving limits

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Today we're talking speed limits, alcohol limits, snow tyres, and driving licenses - get the low-down on all things driving in Switzerland.       WRS is the only ma...

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Swiss Up! - Is direct democracy all it's cracked up to be?

Swiss Up! - Is direct democracy all it's cracked up to be?

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Today on Swiss Up! we're looking at the shortcomings of direct democracy in Switzerland. One not to miss if you're politically-minded.    WRS is the only mainstream English-...

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Swiss Up - The Iranian-American hostage crisis

Swiss Up - The Iranian-American hostage crisis

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40 years ago, Iranian revolutionaires took American diplomats hostage for over a year. Find out on today's episode of Swiss Up! what Switzerland's role in the crisis was and how Switzerland...

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Health Matters: Lactose Intolerance (13 February 2019)

Health Matters: Lactose Intolerance (13 February 2019)

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Continuing her lowdown on food allergy and intolerance, Dr Michelle explains about lactose intolerance - something affecting between 4 and 17% of northern Europeans.

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Swiss Up - Weekend Results

Swiss Up - Weekend Results

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WRS is the only mainstream English-language radio station in Switzerland. Listen on DAB+ and, of course, for listeners further afield- on mobile apps, internet radio and at worldradio.ch

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Swiss Up! - What's the Zone Franche?

Swiss Up! - What's the Zone Franche?

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We will tell you! It's somewhat like a buffer zone between France and Switzerland in terms of customs. It's also a region in which French produce can be labelled as Swiss if they so wish to...

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Swiss Up - Breastfeeding

Swiss Up - Breastfeeding

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95% of mothers in Switzerland breastfeed, whilst the laws now also states breastfeeding breaks at work must be paid. Find out more about breastfeeding in Switzerland on today's episode of Swiss...

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Swiss Up -  Cantonal Vote

Swiss Up - Cantonal Vote

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On today's Swiss Up, Dario looks ahead to some important cantonal votes which will be held on Sunday, including the future of the water supply in Zurich, a major IT education project in Sankt G...

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Health Matters Food  Allergy 2 (6 February 2019)

Health Matters Food Allergy 2 (6 February 2019)

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Dr Michelle continues her guide to food allergy and intolerance, this time looking at possible reasons why food allergy is increasing and whether you should avoid certain foods during pregnancy and...

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Swiss Up - Voting on urban sprawl

Swiss Up - Voting on urban sprawl

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  In the upcoming national vote, the Initiative to Limit Urban Sprawl will be voted upon. So what is it? And why does it matter?  Join Dario today as he discusses Swiss urban sprawl...

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Swiss Up - Gender Pay Gap

Swiss Up - Gender Pay Gap

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  Switzerland hasn't got the biggest gender pay gap in Europe, but it hasn't got the smallest either (well behind Italy, Sweden and France). So what's creating the gender pay ga...

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