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Health Matters: New HIV treatments (9 January 2019)

Health Matters: New HIV treatments (9 January 2019)

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Dr Michelle brings us the third show in her mini-series on HIV/AIDS, this time looking at advances in HIV treatment.

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Health Matters: HIV/AIDS Part II (11 December 2018)

Health Matters: HIV/AIDS Part II (11 December 2018)

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  Dr Michelle brings us part 2 in her mini-series around HIV/AIDS – in this show, she talks about HIV testing and the various test options available.  

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Health Matters: HIV/AIDS Part I (4th December 2018)

Health Matters: HIV/AIDS Part I (4th December 2018)

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  World Aids Day is marked on 1st December every year. In light of this, Dr Michelle brings us the first in a series of shows on HIV/AIDS, here looking at some of the latest statistics and ...

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Health Matters: Stroke act FAST (28 November 2018)

Health Matters: Stroke act FAST (28 November 2018)

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Dr Michelle explains why it's important to act FAST when a stroke is suspected.

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Health Matters: Stop Smoking App (21 November 2018)

Health Matters: Stop Smoking App (21 November 2018)

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Dr Michelle explains the lowdown on a quit-smoking App and also a dedicated quit-smoking helpline in time for any New Year resolutions...... More information about the App at https://www.stop-toba...

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Health Matters: Blood in your Urine (13 November 2018)

Health Matters: Blood in your Urine (13 November 2018)

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Blood in your urine - Dr Michelle explains the possible causes and what action to take.

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Health Matters: It's that time of year - Flu (5 November 2018)

Health Matters: It's that time of year - Flu (5 November 2018)

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With the flu season upon, Dr Michelle reminds us of how to protect ourselves and others against the virus.

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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: AlertSwiss app (23 October 2018)

Health Matters: AlertSwiss app (23 October 2018)

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Dr Michelle explains about the new 'AlertSwiss' App designed to send alerts and notifications if various emergency situations occur across the country. Visit www.alert.swiss for more information.

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Health Matters: Restart a Heart Day (15 October 2018)

Health Matters: Restart a Heart Day (15 October 2018)

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16th October every year marks Restart a Heart Day. The aim this year is to spread the word that every citizen of the world could save a person's life if their heart has stopped beating by rememberi...

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Health Matters: Health events coming up  (8 October 2018)

Health Matters: Health events coming up (8 October 2018)

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Some health-related events coming to a place near you! For more information: www.blokesandblackdogs.ch www.cancersupport.ch www.swisscancerscreening.ch https://www.hug-ge.ch/evenement/journee-cvc

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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: Animal Bites (26 September 2018)

Health Matters: Animal Bites (26 September 2018)

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On this week's show - what to do if bitten by an animal?

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Health Matters: Suicide Prevention day (11 September 2018)

Health Matters: Suicide Prevention day (11 September 2018)

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10th September every year marks World Suicide Prevention Day. This week, Dr Michelle discusses some statistics highlighting the work still needed around suicide prevention plus explains about a new...

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Health Matters: Echo 112 app (4 September 2018)

Health Matters: Echo 112 app (4 September 2018)

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Dr Michelle reminds us about a potentially life-saving App that takes the pressure out of remembering the emergency services numbers and transmits your exact location to them. Find out more about t...

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New and improved DAB signal in Zurich!

New and improved DAB signal in Zurich!

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We've switched on new transmitters covering central Zurich!

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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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