Mysterious skin infection plagues Sankt Gallen schoolNov. 7, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
Health authorities in canton Sankt Gallen are to step up efforts to eradicate a persistent skin infection which has b...
Cost of drugs in Switzerland often double European averageOct. 14, 2019, 9:04 a.m.
We’re paying at least a billion francs a year too much in health insurance premiums – and that’s du...
Motion put forward to tackle double insurance problemOct. 7, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
Parliament is looking to tackle the problem of people being double insured.
Mountain e-bike injuries risingSept. 13, 2019, 6:50 a.m.
More and more people are being injured in the mountains as they take their e-bikes onto slopes.
JTI cuts Geneva jobs due to new smoking technologySept. 4, 2019, 6:44 a.m.
Japan Tobacco International says it will be cutting about 25% of its staff at its Geneva HQ over the next three years.
More people being poisoned by catapillarsSept. 2, 2019, 8:35 a.m.
More people are being poisoned by the processionary caterpillar. Contact with the tiny hairs that line the animal can...
Noise radars could be installed to catch motorcyclesAug. 26, 2019, 9:12 a.m.
Motorcyclists riding noisy bikes could soon find themselves targeted.
Swiss doctors caught up in new language rulesJuly 10, 2019, 9:58 a.m.
Swiss doctors are being caught up in new regulations requiring foreign doctors to be able to prove they can speak the...
Psychiatrist offers gay conversion therapy - and charges health insuranceJuly 5, 2019, 8:41 a.m.
The health magazine Gesundheitstipp has uncovered a psychiatrist in Küssnacht in canton Schwyz who’s offer...
Tourists trapped in Mongolia after plague outbreakMay 7, 2019, 6:16 a.m.
More than 150 tourists are trapped in Mongolia after an outbreak of the plague.
Two dead from measles so far this yearMay 3, 2019, 5:59 a.m.
Two people have died of measles so far this year. One of those was a 30-year-old man who hadn’t been vaccinated...
Child obesity figures show health campaigns workingApril 26, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
A health organization says it’s pleased at new figures showing how many children are overweight in Switzerland.
Health insurance reform proposal misses signature thresholdApril 17, 2019, 8:56 a.m.
Two people’s initiatives aimed at reforming the Swiss health insurance market have failed to obtain enough sign...
Out of control cat terrorizes villageApril 12, 2019, 9:41 a.m.
An out of control tomcat is terrorizing a small village in canton Jura and authorities are determined the animal has ...
5G arrives in Switzerland despite fearsApril 11, 2019, 9:20 a.m.
The next generation of mobile phones are coming to Switzerland, despite health fears.
E-cigarette could release toxinsApril 8, 2019, 9:06 a.m.
Swiss laboratories say they’ve discovered highly toxic compounds could be released while using the heat-not bur...
Government urges everyone to get vaccinated for tick diseaseJan. 11, 2019, 9:53 a.m.
The government is urging everyone to get vaccinated against a potentially killer disease which is spread by ticks.
French authorities launch investigation after birth defects near Swiss borderNov. 1, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
French public health authorities have launched a major investigation after a series of babies in the Ain dépar...
We're eating less meat, but still smoking.Oct. 31, 2018, 6:18 a.m.
Over the past few years we are eating less meat and taking more exercise, but we are just as overweight and smoking t...
Health and law classes mandatory for new sex workersOct. 8, 2018, 8:54 a.m.
New sex workers arriving in Geneva will now have to attend information sessions which will outline their rights and d...
Health insurance rates rise by 1.5%Sept. 25, 2018, 7:41 a.m.
Good and bad news for health insurance.
Children hospitalized after wasp attackSept. 18, 2018, 6:49 a.m.
A group of school children had to be helicoptered to hospital after being attacked by a swarm of wasps.
Opposing abortion rallies march in BernSept. 17, 2018, 6:52 a.m.
Two abortion demonstrations marched on the Federal Palace in Bern on Saturday. An anti-abortion rally organized by re...
Pregnant women still drinking despite official adviceSept. 10, 2018, 6:02 a.m.
One in three women in Switzerland still drink while pregnant or breast feeding, despite official government advice th...