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  • Strains, sprains and bruises: discover the difference

    Strains, sprains and bruises are some of the most frequent accidents we can stumble upon in daily life. Often, however, we are not sure how to set them apart and confuse a pulled muscle with a distortion. It’s not just a matter of ...

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  • Your child has a fever? No reason to panic

    When a baby’s temperature rises and the little one doesn’t feel well, mom and dad’s anxiety also grows. Here are some simple tips for you to reverse course and deal with the “headache” of a fever, which often makes parents more ...

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  • Burns and cuts in children? Some first aid advice

    If you have kids you’ll know well enough that sooner or later everyone falls, skins a knee or gets a small burn. With children, accidents happen almost every day. Your mantra in these cases should be “don’t panic”: fortunately, ...

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  • Blood pressure measurements: what numbers tell us

    High blood pressure can increase the risk of cardiovascular complications. But what is the definition of arterial hypertension or high blood pressure? And above all, blood pressure monitor in hand, what is the threshold value ...

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  • Tricks to make your heart feel good: music and more

    It doesn’t matter whether you use headphones or a surround sound system, your TV or your smartphone: listening to music relaxes the mind and – in the frenetic rhythm of our daily life – is good for the whole body. Including the ...

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  • Piercings and tattoos: how to heal, step by step

    Americans say “no pain, no gain”: without a pinch of suffering, nothing is achieved. We could say the same about our piercings and tattoos. If you have just been pierced or if you are fresh out of a tattoo parlour, you should know ...

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  • How to recognise and fight chilblain

    Cold temperatures are useful to treat bruises or keep food fresh longer, but exposing our skin to intense cold – from just a few degrees below zero down – can cause chilblains. These have nothing to do with regular “chills”, and ...

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  • Diabetes? Pick the right sport

    Sports, and any form of aerobic exercise in particular, are an integral part of the treatment for diabetes mellitus. People with diabetes can even be Olympians: rowing legend Steve Redgrave, for example, has type 1 diabetes and ...

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  • Let’s find out more about gestational diabetes

    During pregnancy, blood sugar levels rise above any previous record in 7% of women. However, gestational diabetes is a temporary condition, which disappears right after giving birth in 95% of cases. This is in part due to the ...

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