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...
Swiss patients spend billions of their own money for careAug. 30, 2018, 7:49 a.m.
A new survey from the price comparison site, Comparis, confirms what many of us probably already suspect. Health care...
Potentially dangerous bubble wand taken off the marketAug. 17, 2018, 9:29 a.m.
A bubble wand has been removed from supermarket shelves after it was found to be potentially dangerous to health.
Cases of tick-borne encephalitis higher this year than usualAug. 14, 2018, 9:50 a.m.
The number of confirmed cases of tick-borne encephalitis is very high this year compared with previous years, accordi...
Four people seriously injured at Zurich’s Street ParadeAug. 13, 2018, 9:29 a.m.
Four revellers at Zurich’s Street Parade on Saturday have been seriously injured.
Doctors in Switzerland prescribing more opioidsJuly 12, 2018, 7:50 a.m.
Opioid use is soaring in Switzerland.
New alcohol consumption recommendations released. They're down!July 12, 2018, 7:21 a.m.
New government guidelines have been published on how much alcohol we should be drinking.
Lake swimmers warned of duck fleasJuly 11, 2018, 7:21 a.m.
Authorities in canton Sankt Gallen are promising to put up signs along lake sides to warn of duck fleas.
Court backs 'Love Life' campaignJuly 5, 2018, 6:49 a.m.
The Federal Supreme Court has backed an anti-HIV campaign by the government.
Man urges tick vaccination after father's deathJune 28, 2018, 6:55 a.m.
A son is calling on everybody to be vaccinated against tick bites after his 73 year old father died last weekend.
Migros recalls cheese in salmonella scareJune 12, 2018, 7 a.m.
Migros is recalling a goat’s cheese after salmonella was detected during a control.
New laws coming to restrict insurers use of genetic dataMay 31, 2018, 6:18 a.m.
Parliament has approved new laws which will ban health insurance companies from using the results of genetic testing ...
Swiss workers to get legal protection from the sun.May 31, 2018, 6:16 a.m.
New regulations to protect workers from the sun will come into force next year.
Rabbit Fever rising in SwitzerlandMay 1, 2018, 7:11 a.m.
Rabbit Fever is on the rise in Switzerland. The warning comes from the Federal Health Office.
Hundreds of buildings contaminated by radiumApril 25, 2018, 8:36 a.m.
Many buildings that have been used by watch makers are contaminated by radium. That’s the finding of survey by ...
New app to track pollen count in SwitzerlandApril 25, 2018, 8:22 a.m.
The sudden onset of the warm weather has created what some have dubbed a ‘pollen bomb’. Many are being se...
Your rubber ducky is out to get you!March 28, 2018, 6:58 a.m.
Do you like playing with a rubber duck in the bath? It could be harboring a multitude of nasty bacteria.