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Tick vaccination: what you need to know
Read on to find out whether you need a tick vaccination or a vaccination booster.
Lyme disease: how the disease progresses
Take action if you notice a skin rash or experience flu-like symptoms after being bitten by a tick: you may have contracted Lyme disease.
Vitamin D – What you need to know
In winter, the body doesn’t produce enough vitamin D. Find out the symptoms of a deficiency and what you can do to help.
Detox: cleansing after overindulging
Give your body a little break. Cut out stimulants and lower your stress level.
What are alcohol's effects on the body?
It's mulled wine and champagne season. Find out more about the effects alcohol has and how it’s processed after consumption.
Tips for easing a hangover
Hangover breakfast, still water and peppermint oil. These tips can help ease a hangover after a big night.
Committed to making children smile
As a partner of the Theodora Foundation, Helsana does its part to help 100,000 sick children a year to forget their illness, if only for a little while. Show your commitment.
Robots in healthcare: avatar Nao
Although the use of robots in healthcare remains controversial, there are already some examples of how successful they can be – take avatar Nao.
Medication costs in Switzerland have risen to CHF 7.5 billion
Helsana’s 2018 Drug Report shows that medication costs covered by basic insurance in Switzerland are at an all-time high.