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WINTER Wild Herbs – A Boost For The Immune System

“There is a herb for every ailment,” the German Benedictine nun and all-round scholar Hildegard von Bingen is reputed to have said back in the 12th century. This can be taken quite literally. Wild herbs in particular are a true jewel in nature’s treasure chest, although the inconspicuous “green stuff” is often underestimated and much […] Read on...

Covid-19 vaccination: questions you should get answered before vaccination

While the Corona situation now seems to be worsening again in many countries during the winter months and many governments are again resorting to harsh and drastic measures, several vaccine manufacturers – most notably Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca (as well as the Gamaleja Institute in Russia and Sinovac, Sinopharm and CanSino in China) – have […] Read on...

The Health Risks of Face Masks

Many countries have made it law that in certain environments, such as public transport, that people must wear face masks to protect against the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2. How beneficial is this in protecting you? Are there health risks in doing so? In a World Health Organisation (WHO) funded study, published in The Lancet 1), it […] Read on...

Digital natives – the lost generation? – Part II of II

Children and adolescents today grow up in the field of two conflicting worlds: the real and the digital one (see also Part I of this article).Although new media offer opportunities, dealing with them is difficult for children and poses completely new challenges especially for teachers, educators and parents. The couple Winfried and Astrid Brüning, who […] Read on...

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