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Alcohol in Switzerland

Alcohol Consumption and its Resulting Costs Compared internationally, in matters of alcohol consumption, now as before Switzerland occupies one of the rows at the very front. And there is an alarming trend: alcohol consumption among the youth and young males is, for instance, rising. The percentage of those Swiss who drink alcohol to an extent damaging to health is also on the increase. Again... read more

Der Alkoholkonsum und seine Folgekosten

Im internationalen Vergleich nimmt die Schweiz in Sachen Alkoholverbrauch nach wie vor einen der vorderen Ränge ein. Und es gibt einen besonders alarmierenden Trend: Der Alkoholkonsum unter Jugendlichen und jungen Männern ist im Steigen begriffen. Auch der Prozentsatz jener Schweizerinnen und Schweizer, die in gesundheitsschädigendem Ausmass Alkohol zu sich nehmen, steigt.... read more

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Keeping Compassion Alive

03 September 2014 - There was a Blue Sea Film festival in my local town this weekend. They showed many short films and other films that have received merits around the world. I managed to take time to see one film: Thousand Times Goodnight. It describes the story of a mother who works as a war reporter and she travels abroad to areas of conflict whilst her husband works at their home town and looks after their children. After a serious injury in a bomb blast she tries to quit her job and return back to home. She realises for the first time how much her family fear for her well being whilst she is away. She has a deep battle of emotions because she has a great... Read more

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