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With La Rentrée in full swing, whether you’re a newcomer to Switzerland or you’ve been here for a while, what better time to check that everyone in your household knows what number to call in a medical emergency.
Dr Michelle reminds us about the key numbers and explains about a smartphone App that can help us.
31st August 2023
As most of us are struggling with coughs, colds and other winter afflictions, many of us turn to pills and potions to help us through the days and nights. The two main medications that can help are: (1) paracetamol – also known as acetaminophen in the Americas. (2)ibuprofen – part of the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug […]
28th August 2023
Mental Health, Physical Health
We all know that sleep is good for us. We all know that physical activity is good for us. But is one better than the other?
That’s exactly what a recent study published in the Lancet looked at, focussing on the role of sleep and physical activity in protecting against cognitive decline and dementia.
24th August 2023
Knowing how to deal with heatstroke is essential as parts of Europe are exposed to high temperatures during the latest heatwave, and especially as many people are heading off on their summer holidays, we would like to share some top tips to keep you safe.
14th July 2023
Staying safe at summer festivals has been helped considerably by greater awareness and useful apps. Now that the summer festival season has started here in Switzerland it’s important to know what help is available and how to keep yourself safe.
5th July 2023
Effective Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) requires close collaboration between parents, schools, and RSE providers. The world has changed and RSE must evolve and adapt to meet the needs of schools, parents, and the young people of today.
3rd July 2023