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Heart2Heart

Mental Health, Podcast

Heart2Heart

Just over one year on, Dr Michelle speaks with Matthias Herren who helped set up Heart2Heart, the English-language service of the Dargebotene Hand. You can find a listening ear by calling 0800 143 000 any day from 6pm-11pm, anonymously and free of charge.

17th April 2024

CPR for your dog

First Aid, Podcast

CPR for your dog

This week’s Health Matters is delving into a subject many dog owners may not have considered: when and how to give Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) to their four-legged friends.

10th April 2024

Ticks – get jabbed

Physical Health, Podcast

Ticks – get jabbed

Tick tock – Dr Michelle reminds us of the importance of vaccination against tick-borne encephalitis, with March to April being prime time to get your jabs!

27th March 2024

Does stress cause hair loss?

Physical Health, Podcast

Does stress cause hair loss?

Does stress cause hair loss or is it an urban myth? Dr Michelle unravels the science in this week’s Health Matters.

20th March 2024

What to do in a poisoning emergency

Physical Health, Podcast

What to do in a poisoning emergency

Do you know what to do in a poisoning emergency? Do you know about the poisoning emergency line Tox Info Swiss? 145 is the number.

7th March 2024

Glaucoma

Blog, Physical Health

Glaucoma

Glaucoma is the number one cause of irreversible blindness globally. Dr Michelle Wright explains that it can affect any one of any age, including babies.

4th March 2024

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