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Health Matters: Insurance 2 (15 October 2019)

Health Matters: Insurance 2 (15 October 2019)

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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: 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: 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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Health Matters: Gum Disease (5 July 2019)

Health Matters: Gum Disease (5 July 2019)

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Dr Michelle speaks with dentist Dr Robin Thomas about gum disease, or periodontitis, its dangers and how to avoid it. Find out more about Dr Thomas’s practice at https://www.chd.swiss/

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Health Matters: Helping with mental health (16 May 2019)

Health Matters: Helping with mental health (16 May 2019)

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It's mental health awareness week in the UK and beyond, trying to help break down the stigma surrounding mental health. Dr Michelle speaks to Nurse Polly Pupulin about how you can help a person...

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Health Matters: Expensive  Dentists? (2 April 2019)

Health Matters: Expensive Dentists? (2 April 2019)

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Do you think dental care in Switzerland is expensive? Dr Michelle speaks to Dr Robin Thomas to find out some reasons why. Find out more about Dr Thomas's practice at https://www.chd.swiss/

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Health Matters: DermApp (29 October 2018)

Health Matters: DermApp (29 October 2018)

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Dr Michelle speaks to Manu Singh and dermatologist Dr Patrick Perrier about DermApp - a new virtual dermatology service in Switzerland. Visit https://dermapp.ch/ for more information.

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Health Matters: Heart attacks while alone (3 October 2018)

Health Matters: Heart attacks while alone (3 October 2018)

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Dr Michelle explains what to do if you're alone and having a heart attack and discusses 'cough CPR' and if it actually works.

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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 Flu (17 January 2018)

Health Matters Flu (17 January 2018)

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Dr Michelle discusses 'Aussie flu' and what we can do to protect against it.

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Health Matters Insurance 2  (1 November 2017)

Health Matters Insurance 2 (1 November 2017)

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The second in a mini-series looking at Swiss health insurance. Dr Michelle and David Renard from MyProject www.myproject.pro discuss what things to take into consideration to keep your basic health...

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Health Matters Insurance 4 (15 November 2017)

Health Matters Insurance 4 (15 November 2017)

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The last in the mini-series looking at Swiss health insurance. Accident insurance the topic of this show. Dr Michelle speaks once more to David Renard.

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Health Matters: Hike for Cancer (13 June 2017)

Health Matters: Hike for Cancer (13 June 2017)

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Dr Michelle is joined by Thea Marais, one of the professional counsellors from the English Speaking Cancer Association. They discuss a new support activity offered by ESCA: a series of hikes in the...

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Traumatic Brain Injury - Jo's story

Traumatic Brain Injury - Jo's story

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On this month's Health Matters, Dr Michelle Wright talks to Jo Dalton who suffered a major brain injury 17 years ago. Due to poor initial advice, Jo has been suffering with forgetfulness, confu...

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