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Health insurance contributions are increased
Health insurance contributions are increased

The federal government plans to increase health insurance contributions. In addition, there is an extension of the additional contributions to the debate. (03.07.2010) After months of tug-of-war between the Union and the FDP, the result is now clear: the contributions to health insurance are to be increased. Endless meetings, arguments between the coalition partners and countless commissions were necessary to determine that the contributions should be increased.

The illusion of efficient multitasking
The illusion of efficient multitasking

Multitasking affects the quality of work and causes stress At first glance, multitasking seems to be an enormous gain in efficiency for those who master it. You can do several tasks at the same time and save time. However, the President of the Association of German Company and Occupational Physicians (VDBW), Wolfgang Panter, warns the news agency "dpa" that this causes considerable stress in the brain.

Holiday tips from the therapist for couples
Holiday tips from the therapist for couples

Vacation tips from the therapist: Couples expect too much from a vacation together “The vacation was terrible. We have been arguing all the time. ”Couple therapists often hear this sentence. Dariush Barsfeld, author and couple therapist from Darmstadt explains why vacationing together is fraught with conflict and how couples can avoid quarrels.

Milk consumption started 7,000 years ago
Milk consumption started 7,000 years ago

7,000 years ago, people lived on milk. Milk products made from sheep, cow and goat milk are an integral part of nutrition in many cultures today. British researchers from the University of Bristol have used clay shards to investigate when milk from domesticated animals has been used for nutrition.

Frequent otitis media from passive smoking?
Frequent otitis media from passive smoking?

Children: more frequent otitis media due to passive smoking? Children who grow up in smoker households are said to be particularly susceptible to otitis media if the immune system is weakened by secondhand smoke and the risk of infections of the nasopharynx increases. Children who grow up in smoker households are said to be particularly susceptible to otitis media (Otitis media) when the immune system is weakened by secondhand smoke and the risk of infections of the nasopharynx increases.

Recall: Salmonella in a curry mixture
Recall: Salmonella in a curry mixture

Spice manufacturer Hartkorn calls curry spices from retail due to salmonella Due to a salmonella find, manufacturer Hartkorn recalls its curry mixture from retail. The rod-shaped bacteria were detected in two batches. The curry spices are sold all over Germany, which is why the recall applies nationwide.

Andrew Taylor Still: The Founder of Osteopathy
Andrew Taylor Still: The Founder of Osteopathy

Andrew Taylor StillOn the morning of June 22, 1874, the American doctor and surgeon Andrew Taylor Still had the inspiration to postulate osteopathy. Who was the man who founded this method of osteopathy, which is also becoming popular in Germany? Table of ContentsAndrew Taylor Stills DevelopmentOn the way to osteopathyThe influence of Herbert SpencerThe development of osteopathyThe reason for osteopathyStill and the osteopathyDistribution of osteopathy Abram and Martha Still born.

Increase in measles cases in Germany
Increase in measles cases in Germany

More and more people get measles in Germany This year, a remarkable number of people get measles. The Federal Ministry of Health said 1,542 cases had been reported in September. That is about ten times as many measles sufferers as last year. According to the Federal Government & 34; insufficient vaccination protection & # 39; is the cause.

Noise against aircraft noise
Noise against aircraft noise

Appeals by opponents of the airport expansion in Munich to the court If airports are to be expanded, this usually leads to fierce discussions, which often end in a legal dispute. In addition to health aspects that are due to noise pollution, opponents also usually give environmental protection considerations as reasons for rejection.

Medical emergency number 116 117 starts on Monday
Medical emergency number 116 117 starts on Monday

New number for the medical emergency service starts nationwide on MondayA new number starts nationwide on April 16, 2012. Patients who need to call a doctor at the weekend or at night in urgent cases can dial the number 116 117. This will standardize the emergency number for the on-call medical service nationwide.

Hamburg: Practice for naturopathy
Hamburg: Practice for naturopathy

Practice for naturopathy Monika Hoch-GehrkeSchloßstr. 10422041 Hamburg Tel: 040-68 28 45 32 Email: [email protected] Main focus: treatment of acute and chronic diseases, stress management, metabolic optimization and weight reduction, nutritional advice and wrinkle correction.

Too much weight increases blood pressure
Too much weight increases blood pressure

Obesity promotes high blood pressure. (05/17/2010) Today is World Hypertension Day. For this reason, numerous preventive blood pressure prevention events take place. The overweight of many people in the western world is in the foreground. Because being overweight increases the risk of hypertension (high blood pressure).