EXPLAINED: How do I get prescription medicine in Sweden? 
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EXPLAINED: How do I get prescription medicine in Sweden? 

What can you buy over-the-counter and what do you need a prescription for? And how do you get a prescription? Here's a guide to how to get the medication you need in Sweden.

Ticks in Sweden: How to avoid them and protect yourself
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Ticks in Sweden: How to avoid them and protect yourself

Mental health: what are the warning signs international residents should look out for?
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Mental health: what are the warning signs international residents should look out for?

‘Possible link’ between AstraZeneca vaccine and rare blood clots, EMA concludes

‘Possible link’ between AstraZeneca vaccine and rare blood clots, EMA concludes

In Europe questions linger over possible AstraZeneca jab side-effects

In Europe questions linger over possible AstraZeneca jab side-effects

EU toughens rules for vaccine exports to avoid shortfalls

EU toughens rules for vaccine exports to avoid shortfalls

Covid-19 third wave: Which countries in Europe have the tightest restrictions?

Covid-19 third wave: Which countries in Europe have the tightest restrictions?

IN PICTURES: Protests spread across Europe as coronavirus surges create new lockdowns

IN PICTURES: Protests spread across Europe as coronavirus surges create new lockdowns

EU vaccine passports must prevent ‘discrimination’: European Commission

EU vaccine passports must prevent ‘discrimination’: European Commission

EU states seek summit on unfair vaccine handouts as AstraZeneca announce more delays

EU states seek summit on unfair vaccine handouts as AstraZeneca announce more delays

The essential insurance many foreigners in Sweden forget to sign up for
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The essential insurance many foreigners in Sweden forget to sign up for

Which countries in Europe would be on the EU’s list of ‘dark red zones’ for Covid-19?

Which countries in Europe would be on the EU’s list of ‘dark red zones’ for Covid-19?

COVID UPDATE: Sweden bans travel from Norway

COVID UPDATE: Sweden bans travel from Norway

No European deaths directly tied to Covid-19 vaccine, say scientists

No European deaths directly tied to Covid-19 vaccine, say scientists

Europeans urged not to travel as EU Commission proposes ‘dark red zones’ for Covid hot spots

Europeans urged not to travel as EU Commission proposes ‘dark red zones’ for Covid hot spots

INTERVIEW: Does coronavirus mark the end of neoliberalism in Sweden?

INTERVIEW: Does coronavirus mark the end of neoliberalism in Sweden?

Passengers arriving into Sweden from UK without Covid tests refused entry

Passengers arriving into Sweden from UK without Covid tests refused entry

All travellers to UK to soon need negative Covid-19 test

All travellers to UK to soon need negative Covid-19 test

WHO warns Europe of Covid-19 ‘resurgence’ and urges families to wear face masks at Christmas

WHO warns Europe of Covid-19 ‘resurgence’ and urges families to wear face masks at Christmas

Why some young Swedes are wary of new vaccines after swine flu campaign

Why some young Swedes are wary of new vaccines after swine flu campaign

Covid-19 cases ‘explode’ in Europe: Which countries are under lockdown or curfew?

Covid-19 cases ‘explode’ in Europe: Which countries are under lockdown or curfew?

‘Prioritise online sex’: Swedish campaign launched to promote coronavirus-safe dating

‘Prioritise online sex’: Swedish campaign launched to promote coronavirus-safe dating

Explained: What you need to know about travelling to Sweden this summer

Explained: What you need to know about travelling to Sweden this summer

Coronavirus: Sweden’s economy plunging despite refusal to lockdown

Coronavirus: Sweden’s economy plunging despite refusal to lockdown

Tourists from Sweden welcome in Greece but with restrictions

Tourists from Sweden welcome in Greece but with restrictions

Swedish opposition demands coronavirus commission

Swedish opposition demands coronavirus commission

‘How are we going to manage?’ New parents in Sweden face coronavirus challenges

‘How are we going to manage?’ New parents in Sweden face coronavirus challenges

Coronavirus: Sweden admits failure to protect elderly in care homes

Coronavirus: Sweden admits failure to protect elderly in care homes

Swedish healthcare watchdog to investigate who receives intensive care in Stockholm

Swedish healthcare watchdog to investigate who receives intensive care in Stockholm

Can you keep dating and having sex in Sweden despite social distancing rules?

Can you keep dating and having sex in Sweden despite social distancing rules?

Coronavirus outbreak in Sweden raises fears of ‘blind spot’ in some communities

Coronavirus outbreak in Sweden raises fears of ‘blind spot’ in some communities

Sweden: Furloughed airline and hotel staff retrained to help hospitals

Sweden: Furloughed airline and hotel staff retrained to help hospitals

Sweden’s coronavirus death rates ‘higher than previously thought’

Sweden’s coronavirus death rates ‘higher than previously thought’

Swedish government ‘wants more powers to fight coronavirus pandemic’

Swedish government ‘wants more powers to fight coronavirus pandemic’

Sweden disputes accusations of lack of coronavirus action

Sweden disputes accusations of lack of coronavirus action

More than 100 coronavirus patients have now died in Sweden

More than 100 coronavirus patients have now died in Sweden

Explaining the science behind Sweden’s relaxed coronavirus approach
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Explaining the science behind Sweden’s relaxed coronavirus approach

Six reasons why international health insurance could give you peace of mind – now and in the future
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Six reasons why international health insurance could give you peace of mind – now and in the future

Coronavirus in Sweden: How to collect someone else’s medicines from a pharmacy

Coronavirus in Sweden: How to collect someone else’s medicines from a pharmacy

What’s missing from Sweden’s coronavirus strategy? Clear communication

What’s missing from Sweden’s coronavirus strategy? Clear communication

Is the coronavirus affecting your mental health? Here’s how to cope

Is the coronavirus affecting your mental health? Here’s how to cope

Here’s how the coronavirus has changed daily life in Sweden

Here’s how the coronavirus has changed daily life in Sweden

Swedish PM urges against non-essential travel amid coronavirus outbreak

Swedish PM urges against non-essential travel amid coronavirus outbreak

Tell us: What questions do you have about the coronavirus in Sweden?
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Tell us: What questions do you have about the coronavirus in Sweden?

Share your story: Have you been affected by the coronavirus in Sweden?

Share your story: Have you been affected by the coronavirus in Sweden?

Why we’re (slightly) changing how The Local covers the coronavirus
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Why we’re (slightly) changing how The Local covers the coronavirus

Sweden confirms first death of coronavirus patient

Sweden confirms first death of coronavirus patient

Sweden bans large events to halt coronavirus spread

Sweden bans large events to halt coronavirus spread

Sweden changes sick pay rules to help fight coronavirus

Sweden changes sick pay rules to help fight coronavirus

Coronavirus: Who should self-isolate in Sweden and how do you do it?

Coronavirus: Who should self-isolate in Sweden and how do you do it?

‘Very high’ risk of coronavirus spreading in Sweden

‘Very high’ risk of coronavirus spreading in Sweden

Analysis: Is Sweden doing enough to crack down on the coronavirus?

Analysis: Is Sweden doing enough to crack down on the coronavirus?

Stockholm confirms first coronavirus case without known links to foreign travel

Stockholm confirms first coronavirus case without known links to foreign travel

Should I cancel my trip to Sweden because of the coronavirus?

Should I cancel my trip to Sweden because of the coronavirus?

How is Sweden tracking down suspected coronavirus cases?

How is Sweden tracking down suspected coronavirus cases?

Coronavirus in Sweden: What the health experts say
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Coronavirus in Sweden: What the health experts say

Two patients in intensive care as coronavirus cases rise to more than 300

Two patients in intensive care as coronavirus cases rise to more than 300

Why did Sweden’s confirmed coronavirus cases double overnight?

Why did Sweden’s confirmed coronavirus cases double overnight?

Sweden’s first coronavirus patient recovers

Sweden’s first coronavirus patient recovers

Sweden raises coronavirus risk alert as global cases increase

Sweden raises coronavirus risk alert as global cases increase

Coronavirus: Should I keep my children home from school today?

Coronavirus: Should I keep my children home from school today?

What do we know about Sweden’s coronavirus patients?

What do we know about Sweden’s coronavirus patients?

VIDEO: Your key questions about the coronavirus answered
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VIDEO: Your key questions about the coronavirus answered

The measures Sweden is taking over the new coronavirus

The measures Sweden is taking over the new coronavirus

Coronavirus: What do I do if I had travel planned from Sweden?

Coronavirus: What do I do if I had travel planned from Sweden?

Coronavirus: Do I still get paid in Sweden if I self-isolate?

Coronavirus: Do I still get paid in Sweden if I self-isolate?

‘Around 40’ may have been exposed to Gothenburg coronavirus patient

‘Around 40’ may have been exposed to Gothenburg coronavirus patient

Gothenburg man treated for coronavirus after visiting Italy

Gothenburg man treated for coronavirus after visiting Italy

Sweden raises risk alert for spread of coronavirus

Sweden raises risk alert for spread of coronavirus

Sweden sees sharp rise in gender dysphoria among young people

Sweden sees sharp rise in gender dysphoria among young people

It’s here: What you need to know about flu season in Sweden

It’s here: What you need to know about flu season in Sweden

What you need to know about the coronavirus in Sweden
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What you need to know about the coronavirus in Sweden

Three Swedish regions hike cost of visiting a doctor

Three Swedish regions hike cost of visiting a doctor

The season of Sweden’s winter vomiting bug has started

The season of Sweden’s winter vomiting bug has started

Sweden’s winter flu season has started

Sweden’s winter flu season has started

What you need to know about the flu vaccine in Sweden

What you need to know about the flu vaccine in Sweden

Sweden bans over-the-counter sales of painkiller over heart failure fears

Sweden bans over-the-counter sales of painkiller over heart failure fears

Your step-by-step guide to getting the best expat health insurance plan
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Your step-by-step guide to getting the best expat health insurance plan

The regions in Sweden with high age limits for blood donors – and those with no limit at all

The regions in Sweden with high age limits for blood donors – and those with no limit at all

More Swedish hospitals cancel surgeries amid supply shortage

More Swedish hospitals cancel surgeries amid supply shortage

Swedish hospital hits eighth day of cancelled surgeries

Swedish hospital hits eighth day of cancelled surgeries

Swedish hospital cancels more surgeries as supply shortage drags on

Swedish hospital cancels more surgeries as supply shortage drags on

Swedish hospital cancels dozens of operations over lack of surgical supplies

Swedish hospital cancels dozens of operations over lack of surgical supplies

Swedish dog dies in mystery illness that has killed dozens in Norway

Swedish dog dies in mystery illness that has killed dozens in Norway

Rabbit fever: Hundreds infected as outbreak grows in Sweden

Rabbit fever: Hundreds infected as outbreak grows in Sweden

Rabbit fever: What you need to know about the outbreak in Sweden

Rabbit fever: What you need to know about the outbreak in Sweden

Stay safe in Sweden’s heatwave: Here’s what you need to know

Stay safe in Sweden’s heatwave: Here’s what you need to know

Sweden calls for more donors as knife crime and holidays lead to blood shortage

Sweden calls for more donors as knife crime and holidays lead to blood shortage

Stockholm sends cancer patients to Finland for treatment

Stockholm sends cancer patients to Finland for treatment

Taliban allows Swedish charity clinics to re-open in Afghanistan

Taliban allows Swedish charity clinics to re-open in Afghanistan

Sweden has EU’s second highest rate of drugs-related deaths

Sweden has EU’s second highest rate of drugs-related deaths

Taliban shut down dozens of Swedish clinics in Afghanistan

Taliban shut down dozens of Swedish clinics in Afghanistan

Pregnant woman dies hours after being sent home by Stockholm hospital

Pregnant woman dies hours after being sent home by Stockholm hospital

Why moving to Sweden is the perfect time to give your health a check
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Why moving to Sweden is the perfect time to give your health a check

Pharmacies in Sweden run out of contraceptive pill

Pharmacies in Sweden run out of contraceptive pill

Can a new action plan help prevent stillbirths in southern Sweden?

Can a new action plan help prevent stillbirths in southern Sweden?

Meet the Swedish over-90s who are regulars at the gym

Meet the Swedish over-90s who are regulars at the gym

‘We are working in an industry that is coming to reality as we speak’

‘We are working in an industry that is coming to reality as we speak’

Five ways expats can benefit from international health insurance
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Five ways expats can benefit from international health insurance

What to do if you get sick in Sweden
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What to do if you get sick in Sweden

A doctor answers: Is private healthcare in Sweden worth it?
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A doctor answers: Is private healthcare in Sweden worth it?

Private and public healthcare in Sweden: The differences explained
PARTNER CONTENT

Private and public healthcare in Sweden: The differences explained

Sweden faces another summer of hospital bed shortages: here are the worst-hit regions

Sweden faces another summer of hospital bed shortages: here are the worst-hit regions

Sweden: urgent call for donors amid blood shortage in city regions

Sweden: urgent call for donors amid blood shortage in city regions

Sweden torched expired protective kit during coronavirus pandemic

Sweden torched expired protective kit during coronavirus pandemic

Majority of parties support re-evaluating Sweden’s strict drug policies

Majority of parties support re-evaluating Sweden’s strict drug policies

New Swedish study show how survival rates of prematurely born babies have improved

New Swedish study show how survival rates of prematurely born babies have improved

QUIZ: What’s causing your allergies in Sweden?
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QUIZ: What’s causing your allergies in Sweden?

Sweden’s air quality among the best in the world: study

Sweden’s air quality among the best in the world: study

Millions of calls to Swedish healthcare hotline left unprotected online

Millions of calls to Swedish healthcare hotline left unprotected online

English-speakers will soon be able to donate blood in Stockholm

English-speakers will soon be able to donate blood in Stockholm

No Ebola case in Sweden, test results show

No Ebola case in Sweden, test results show

The season of Sweden’s winter vomiting bug has begun, health agency warns

The season of Sweden’s winter vomiting bug has begun, health agency warns

Sweden’s National Health Agency warns of flu vaccine shortages

Sweden’s National Health Agency warns of flu vaccine shortages

400 Swedish women win compensation over faulty French breast implants

400 Swedish women win compensation over faulty French breast implants

Swedish watchdog receives more than 400 complaints of artificial eye lenses

Swedish watchdog receives more than 400 complaints of artificial eye lenses

More Swedish men choosing vasectomy as contraception method

More Swedish men choosing vasectomy as contraception method

Swedish-American research sheds new light on origin of Parkinson’s

Swedish-American research sheds new light on origin of Parkinson’s

IN STATS: The leading causes of death in Sweden last year

IN STATS: The leading causes of death in Sweden last year

Six common illnesses to avoid in Sweden this fall
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Six common illnesses to avoid in Sweden this fall

Sweden plans to make sex toys safer because so many people get them stuck in their rectum

Sweden plans to make sex toys safer because so many people get them stuck in their rectum

Stockholm marches at the front of the health tech revolution
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Stockholm marches at the front of the health tech revolution

Swedes enjoy world-class healthcare, but long queues frustrate voters

Swedes enjoy world-class healthcare, but long queues frustrate voters

Sweden announces government investigations to better prepare for extreme weather

Sweden announces government investigations to better prepare for extreme weather

More and more abortions completed at home in Sweden: in stats

More and more abortions completed at home in Sweden: in stats

Lethal listeria outbreak prompts food recall in Sweden

Lethal listeria outbreak prompts food recall in Sweden

Child mortality rate 1.5 times higher in England than Sweden – and poverty is a key factor, researchers argue

Child mortality rate 1.5 times higher in England than Sweden – and poverty is a key factor, researchers argue

How the Swedish healthcare system works
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How the Swedish healthcare system works

Sweden’s most common seasonal allergies (and how to avoid them)
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Sweden’s most common seasonal allergies (and how to avoid them)

Essential guide: What to do if you need a sick day in Sweden

Essential guide: What to do if you need a sick day in Sweden

Is mandatory exercise at the office Sweden’s latest craze?

Is mandatory exercise at the office Sweden’s latest craze?

Sweden moves to ban smoking in public places

Sweden moves to ban smoking in public places

How to see a doctor in Sweden without leaving your home
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How to see a doctor in Sweden without leaving your home

Stockholm doctors warn of risks to patient safety

Stockholm doctors warn of risks to patient safety

Doctor operates on wrong leg of patient after mix-up

Doctor operates on wrong leg of patient after mix-up

Dog-owners live longer, say Swedish scientists

Dog-owners live longer, say Swedish scientists

Breastfeeding does not protect against hay fever or asthma, Swedish study suggests

Breastfeeding does not protect against hay fever or asthma, Swedish study suggests

Swedish authorities investigate risk of ‘mad elk disease’

Swedish authorities investigate risk of ‘mad elk disease’

Scandinavian researchers are developing an edible TBE vaccine

Scandinavian researchers are developing an edible TBE vaccine

Swedes and Italians to swap lives for three months for a study into longevity

Swedes and Italians to swap lives for three months for a study into longevity

A beginner’s guide to healthcare in Sweden
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A beginner’s guide to healthcare in Sweden

Cause of death? New stats reveal Sweden’s top killers

Cause of death? New stats reveal Sweden’s top killers

Sweden’s hospital bed shortage exposed in shocking stats

Sweden’s hospital bed shortage exposed in shocking stats

Toxic eggs found in Germany, Netherlands also reached Sweden

Toxic eggs found in Germany, Netherlands also reached Sweden

Active Swedes walk more than Brits and Americans, study shows

Active Swedes walk more than Brits and Americans, study shows

More mums flown to Finland to give birth due to overcrowding at Swedish hospital

More mums flown to Finland to give birth due to overcrowding at Swedish hospital

Baby dies after c-section delayed at Swedish hospital

Baby dies after c-section delayed at Swedish hospital

Secret running festival to help Stockholmers let loose

Secret running festival to help Stockholmers let loose

Gonorrhea continues to increase in Sweden

Gonorrhea continues to increase in Sweden

Got allergies in Sweden? Here’s the guide for you
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Got allergies in Sweden? Here’s the guide for you

Half of Sweden’s population overweight or obese: study

Half of Sweden’s population overweight or obese: study

Study of Swedish kids questions autism link with antidepressants in pregnancy

Study of Swedish kids questions autism link with antidepressants in pregnancy

How do you feel? Probably not as well as older Swedish men

How do you feel? Probably not as well as older Swedish men

Swedish health watchdog criticizes doctor over woman’s toilet birth

Swedish health watchdog criticizes doctor over woman’s toilet birth

Which international health plan best suits you?
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Which international health plan best suits you?

7 reasons you should have international health insurance
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7 reasons you should have international health insurance

Five things to consider before you retire abroad
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Five things to consider before you retire abroad

Here’s how happy the Swedes are, according to this report

Here’s how happy the Swedes are, according to this report

Macchiarini’s seventh transplant patient dies

Macchiarini’s seventh transplant patient dies

11 must-have products for expat parents in Sweden
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11 must-have products for expat parents in Sweden

What’s the secret to long life? Have children, Swedish experts say

What’s the secret to long life? Have children, Swedish experts say

Don’t eat fresh chicken in Sweden, expert warns

Don’t eat fresh chicken in Sweden, expert warns

Sweden: We need international doctors

Sweden: We need international doctors

Too much milk will shorten your life, especially if you’re a woman: Swedish study

Too much milk will shorten your life, especially if you’re a woman: Swedish study

Everything you need to get through Swedish winter
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Everything you need to get through Swedish winter

Acupuncture could help your baby stop crying: study

Acupuncture could help your baby stop crying: study

Swedish midwives launch course on giving birth in cars

Swedish midwives launch course on giving birth in cars

INTERVIEW: Why Sweden’s role in global health is so important

INTERVIEW: Why Sweden’s role in global health is so important

Pregnant woman died in overcrowded hospital

Pregnant woman died in overcrowded hospital

This Swedish psychiatrist tried antidepressants as an experiment

This Swedish psychiatrist tried antidepressants as an experiment

Opinion: It’s time to make exercise at work compulsory

Opinion: It’s time to make exercise at work compulsory

Sweden has the fewest smokers in Europe: EU report

Sweden has the fewest smokers in Europe: EU report

Measure your penis and chat about mental health, young Swedes told

Measure your penis and chat about mental health, young Swedes told

Swedes have Europe’s best chance of surviving heart problems: study

Swedes have Europe’s best chance of surviving heart problems: study

5 reasons UK expats should get healthcare help from home
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5 reasons UK expats should get healthcare help from home

Send us your poo, Stockholmers are told

Send us your poo, Stockholmers are told

Baby dies in Sweden after basic procedure is ignored

Baby dies in Sweden after basic procedure is ignored

Digital appointments with doctors trialled in Sweden

Digital appointments with doctors trialled in Sweden

Swedes laugh off Norwegian snus warning

Swedes laugh off Norwegian snus warning

Huge spike in sleep drug use among children in Sweden

Huge spike in sleep drug use among children in Sweden

Expat checklist: five simple steps to help you settle in
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Expat checklist: five simple steps to help you settle in

‘Sweden is the best place for people with special needs’

‘Sweden is the best place for people with special needs’

No sweat! Sweden pays for armpit treatment in Denmark

No sweat! Sweden pays for armpit treatment in Denmark

Retiring abroad: ensuring your health is covered
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Retiring abroad: ensuring your health is covered

Education abroad: How to find an international school
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Education abroad: How to find an international school

Becoming an expat: where to start
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Becoming an expat: where to start

Why expats choose international health insurance
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Why expats choose international health insurance

Swedish King: ‘You don’t have to eat bloody steak every day’

Swedish King: ‘You don’t have to eat bloody steak every day’

Why there won’t be a sugar tax in Sweden

Why there won’t be a sugar tax in Sweden

Swedish court stubs out right to ban e-cigarettes

Swedish court stubs out right to ban e-cigarettes

Swedish tourist got Zika virus on visit to Brazil

Swedish tourist got Zika virus on visit to Brazil

Hot Swedish nurses calendar: yes or no?

Hot Swedish nurses calendar: yes or no?

All children in Sweden set for free prescriptions

All children in Sweden set for free prescriptions

Half of all Swedes now classed as overweight

Half of all Swedes now classed as overweight

How to figure out healthcare abroad
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How to figure out healthcare abroad

‘Swedes say train or die – it’s gone too far’

‘Swedes say train or die – it’s gone too far’

Swedish study: higher cancer risk for tall people

Swedish study: higher cancer risk for tall people

Sweden top for cancer survival in new report

Sweden top for cancer survival in new report

Swedish lives saved by first aid text scheme

Swedish lives saved by first aid text scheme

World dying to know about Swedish death test

World dying to know about Swedish death test

Healthcare: 9 questions expats should ask
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Healthcare: 9 questions expats should ask

Obesity set to balloon across Sweden by 2030

Obesity set to balloon across Sweden by 2030

Sweden leads health warning for obese mums

Sweden leads health warning for obese mums

Brits in Sweden face NHS access clampdown

Brits in Sweden face NHS access clampdown

Alcohol becoming more accepted in Sweden

Alcohol becoming more accepted in Sweden

Eight healthy tips for surviving Swedish winter

Eight healthy tips for surviving Swedish winter

Inspectors attacked at rogue doc’s surgery

Inspectors attacked at rogue doc’s surgery

Gynaecologist survives ‘sex joke’ claims

Gynaecologist survives ‘sex joke’ claims

Swedish docs puzzled by deformed penis trend

Swedish docs puzzled by deformed penis trend

Money worries hike risk of heart disease: study

Money worries hike risk of heart disease: study

Female genital mutilation exposed in Swedish class

Female genital mutilation exposed in Swedish class

Swedes fret over sugar death risk study

Swedes fret over sugar death risk study

Sweden’s cancer care neglects family’s needs

Sweden’s cancer care neglects family’s needs

TV host: ‘Hospital put my dying grandma in closet’

TV host: ‘Hospital put my dying grandma in closet’

Swedish hospital introduces VIP cards

Swedish hospital introduces VIP cards

Obesity ops ‘no help’ for diabetes: Swedish study

Obesity ops ‘no help’ for diabetes: Swedish study

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Government’s shock claim: Only the sick can claim sick pay

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18 year old tattoo artist used dirty needles on under-age clients

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Huge rises in dentist fees “are fair”

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Gothenburg University chiefs prosecuted by justice ombudsman

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Life is a pain in the neck for a third of young Swedes

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Swede x-rayed 999 times by accident

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Pollution linked to heart attacks

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Swedish vaccine gives hope of Alzheimer’s cure

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Alcohol makes your brain grow

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Tobacco investments burn cancer charities

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Gays “treated insensitively” by health service

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China “suspected of spying at Swedish universities”

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Nurse appeal fails in baby death case

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“Catastrophic” rise in child diabetes

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No more trips to Finland for lesbian couples

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Smoking Swedish nurses forced to changed clothes

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Parliament approves lesbian IVF law

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Government softens on Apoteket monopoly

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Heart disease linked to babies’ birth weight

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New sex disease diagnosed in Stockholm

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Sweden sets out to tackle suicide

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Swedish firm snaps up German pharma company

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Smoking banned on Åland ferries

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Prisoner diagnosed with TB

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Carl Philip gets his wings clipped

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Patients being let down by mental care

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Stockholm breast cancer discovery could improve care

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Poor Swedes priced out of dentistry

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Dead ducks in Eskilstuna

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Duck’s flu “not lethal variety”

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First bird flu photos published in Sweden

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Confidence in police at new low

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Woman “never told husband of her HIV”

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Coin causes lung scares

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High pollen count predicted

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Stay out of the sun warning

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Hospital bans perfume

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County in u-turn over boy’s drug

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Fewer areas offer religious circumcisions

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Circumcision infections lead to report

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Sweden’s gay blood ban to stay

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Hägglund to allow profits in healthcare

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Northern Swedes still living dangerously

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Sex crimes doctor gets hospital job

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‘Toothache linked to heart attacks’

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Sweden pays double for depression

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‘Children need to consume more fat’

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Swedish women shun contraceptives

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“Dismantling Apoteket good for consumers”

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Living in a poor area ‘raises risk of heart attack’

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Sweden tops blood pressure happiness league

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Mental health problems worse in cities

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Swedish men are living longer

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Builders more prone to heart attacks

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Flu epidemic reaches its peak

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Women who follow Atkins ‘die younger’

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Smokers take eight days more sick leave per year

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Loose teeth increase risk of premature death

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Swedish study criticizes prostate cancer test

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Sweden to allow passive euthanasia

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More overweight 4-year old girls than ever before

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Swedes fake illness to skip work

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More Swedish women dying from liver damage – study

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Snus ‘less dangerous than smoking’

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Cancer ‘not spread through blood donations’

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Families allowed to select siblings’ genes

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Dogs spread hospital superbug

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Fish-eating men face increased stroke risk

Hillary Clinton honoured by Gothenburg University

Hillary Clinton honoured by Gothenburg University

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‘Seal plague’ arrives in Sweden

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Pregnant in Sweden – I’ll drink to that

Syphilis and Chlamydia rise dramatically

Syphilis and Chlamydia rise dramatically

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‘Workshy’ couple see benefits reduced

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Sweat could reveal suicide risk

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Nurses forced to sign ‘slave contracts’

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Clampdown on sick leave for ‘burn out’

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Lung patient dies of morphine overdose

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Doctor slammed for Roma claims

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‘Healthcare worse for immigrant women’

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Swedish cancer treatment best in Europe

Curbs planned on sick benefits

Curbs planned on sick benefits

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Genital warts affect one in ten Swedes

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Scientists: pesticides cause asthma

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Fruit drinks found to delay pain relief

Season’s first flu cases reported

Season’s first flu cases reported

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New superbug worries doctors

Sweden slumps in healthcare ranking

Sweden slumps in healthcare ranking

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Needle exchanges ineffective in battle against HIV

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Study looks at women’s sick leave

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Stroke patients left without speech therapy

Alcohol-related illnesses shoot up among young women

Alcohol-related illnesses shoot up among young women

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Swedes smoke and drink less

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Swedish HIV infection rates up

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Swedes to receive subsidized medical care in EU

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Woman catches fire during hemorrhoid operation

Swedish women put on weight

Swedish women put on weight

Stockholm institute honours Bill and Melinda Gates

Stockholm institute honours Bill and Melinda Gates

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Avoidable deaths ‘more common in Sweden’

Male obesity to weigh heavy on healthcare system

Male obesity to weigh heavy on healthcare system

MS patient jailed for cannabis use

MS patient jailed for cannabis use

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Sharp rise in HIV infections

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Swedish girls to be vaccinated against cervical cancer

Big-boned Swedish women surprise researchers

Big-boned Swedish women surprise researchers

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Hormone treatment could save hearing: Swedish study

Breastfeeding women ‘may drink wine’

Breastfeeding women ‘may drink wine’

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Sweden puts suicide reduction in focus

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Viagra subsidies: State pulls out

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Study: Doctors too generous with sick leave

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Swedish foster care found lacking

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Swedish nurses strike looms

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Mid-life diabetes raises Alzheimer risk in men: study

Patients feel effects of nurses strike

Patients feel effects of nurses strike

Swedes support tough measures against smoking

Swedes support tough measures against smoking

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Swedish anti-smoking vaccine to undergo tests

Study: Swedish teens ‘more stressed out’ at school

Study: Swedish teens ‘more stressed out’ at school

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Sweden rejects fat child data registry

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Mentally ill offenders ‘will not be punished’

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Smokers’ health care snuffed out

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Many Swedes unaware of hepatitis C infection

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Swedish researchers find strokes linked to depression

Swedes face near tripling of health costs

Swedes face near tripling of health costs

Swedish homeowners’ radon concerns rise ahead of new rules

Swedish homeowners’ radon concerns rise ahead of new rules

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Care givers locked woman in her home for four years

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How does the Swedish healthcare system work?

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Sex ed group: ‘Fetishism is not a disease’

Extra money to reduce healthcare wait times

Extra money to reduce healthcare wait times

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Study: Snoring dangerous to health

British doctors talk up Swedish ‘snus’

British doctors talk up Swedish ‘snus’

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Psychiatric patient’s suicide prompts inquiry

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Sweden sees heart attack fatality drop by half

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‘Decriminalize spread of HIV’: agency

Swedish study: heart attack risk and daylight savings linked

Swedish study: heart attack risk and daylight savings linked

Swedish alternative medicine sector in danger of fragmentation

Swedish alternative medicine sector in danger of fragmentation

Coffee can make women’s breasts smaller: Swedish study

Coffee can make women’s breasts smaller: Swedish study

Alternative medicine ‘a dangerous scam’

Alternative medicine ‘a dangerous scam’

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Swedish study links vibrations to heart attack risk

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‘Too many doctors can’t speak Swedish’

Sweden to offer all girls free cervical cancer vaccines

Sweden to offer all girls free cervical cancer vaccines

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Ambulance staff draw lots over heart patients

Swedish docs: thumbs up for tinned skin

Swedish docs: thumbs up for tinned skin

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Physio cautioned for ovary examination

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Lush scents incur allergy group wrath

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Swedish Church-funded clinic hit in Gaza

Swedish girls start smoking earlier: study

Swedish girls start smoking earlier: study

Swedish woman allowed to seek treatment for ‘Coke’ addiction

Swedish woman allowed to seek treatment for ‘Coke’ addiction

Fewer expectant mothers report drinking while pregnant

Fewer expectant mothers report drinking while pregnant

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Poisonings hit Gothenburg health office

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Too long leg becomes too short after failed op

Older mothers at risk of psychosis: study

Older mothers at risk of psychosis: study

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One in six Swedish children obese: study

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Swedish woman receives own death certificate in the post

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Medical errors can cost hospitals dear

Swedish study shows health benefits of exercise after 50

Swedish study shows health benefits of exercise after 50

Doctor in baby death case released

Doctor in baby death case released

Regular tobacco use falling in Sweden: study

Regular tobacco use falling in Sweden: study

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Nurse gets injury payout after 36 years

Sun worship curtails blood clot risk: Swedish study

Sun worship curtails blood clot risk: Swedish study

Cancer expert blasts blood clot study

Cancer expert blasts blood clot study

Staying safe in the Swedish sun

Staying safe in the Swedish sun

Prosecutor: giving the pill to teens aids rape

Prosecutor: giving the pill to teens aids rape

Swedish council draws blood to track alcohol use

Swedish council draws blood to track alcohol use

Fetishism goes pop culture: Sweden’s latest social trend

Fetishism goes pop culture: Sweden’s latest social trend

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First swine flu case confirmed in Sweden

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No insurance for new mother who ‘didn’t lose weight fast enough’

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Advice for Swedes on STDs just an MMS away

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WHO declares swine flu pandemic: Sweden

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Outrage over 14-year- old’s nipple piercing

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Rest home resident dies after swallowing false teeth

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Swine flu Brit flown to Sweden for care

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Gay youngsters suffer poorer health: study

‘Drinking while pregnant harms the child’: study

‘Drinking while pregnant harms the child’: study

‘Chocolate is good for your heart’: study

‘Chocolate is good for your heart’: study

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Sharp rise in cases of gonorrhea among women

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Hope for woman denied right to adopt after kidney transplant

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Swine flu claims first Swedish victim: report

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Sweden’s first swine flu death confirmed

Three babies die of bacterial infection

Three babies die of bacterial infection

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Swedish doctor found drunk on the job

Health supplements from smelly herring

Health supplements from smelly herring

Getting fit in fitful times

Getting fit in fitful times

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Popular kids become healthier adults: study

Sweden to test ‘culture by prescription’

Sweden to test ‘culture by prescription’

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Young woman with swine flu dies in Sweden

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Sweden’s ‘obesity epidemic’ shows signs of slowing: study

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Force smokers to quit before surgery: agency

Gay men may donate blood: health board

Gay men may donate blood: health board

Markets absorbed by probiotic Swedish tampons

Markets absorbed by probiotic Swedish tampons

Sweden’s minorities struggle with health

Sweden’s minorities struggle with health

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‘Send Swedes to Latvia for operations’

Sweden to prescribe exercise to battle youth obesity

Sweden to prescribe exercise to battle youth obesity

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Foreign docs’ poor Swedish leading to errors

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Missing teeth heighten heart disease risk: study

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Doctors refuse to perform circumcisions

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Swedish abortions decline in 2009: report

Swedes are exercising more

Swedes are exercising more

Boiled coffee cuts breast cancer risk: study

Boiled coffee cuts breast cancer risk: study

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Sick people far more likely to die in heatwaves

Swedish women equate jogging with sex: survey

Swedish women equate jogging with sex: survey

Health experts warn against obesity drugs

Health experts warn against obesity drugs

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Sick benefit reform puts people back to work

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Bad doctors to be named in online register

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Boys not circumcised without medical grounds

Sweden launches ‘Chlamydia Monday’

Sweden launches ‘Chlamydia Monday’

Sweden to launch online access to medical files

Sweden to launch online access to medical files

Sweden set for diabetes explosion: researchers

Sweden set for diabetes explosion: researchers

Good night’s sleep key to beauty: Swedish study

Good night’s sleep key to beauty: Swedish study

Health system wait times improve in Sweden

Health system wait times improve in Sweden

Reducing stress fights more heart attacks: study

Reducing stress fights more heart attacks: study

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Doctor told patient to ‘go back to Africa’

Treatment, not jail, for drunken Swedes: report

Treatment, not jail, for drunken Swedes: report

Sweden’s parliament passes trans fat ban

Sweden’s parliament passes trans fat ban

Thirty Swedes bought kidneys abroad: study

Thirty Swedes bought kidneys abroad: study

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Clinic ‘forgot’ baby due to summer holidays

Doctor visit text reminders violate patient privacy: health board

Doctor visit text reminders violate patient privacy: health board

Government in new bid to fix health insurance

Government in new bid to fix health insurance

‘Pay funeral costs in return for organs’: study

‘Pay funeral costs in return for organs’: study

One in five Swedes would swap a kidney for cash

One in five Swedes would swap a kidney for cash

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Climate change muddles Swedish abortion debate

Stabbed Green politician denied ambulance: report

Stabbed Green politician denied ambulance: report

Swedish hospitals launch campaign touting early pregnancy

Swedish hospitals launch campaign touting early pregnancy

Narcolepsy cases rising after swine flu vaccine

Narcolepsy cases rising after swine flu vaccine

Government faces new health insurance setback

Government faces new health insurance setback

Contraceptive coil miss causes 25 years of pain

Contraceptive coil miss causes 25 years of pain

Worker workouts work: Swedish study

Worker workouts work: Swedish study

No recession cuts in Swedes’ ‘vanity’ budget

No recession cuts in Swedes’ ‘vanity’ budget

Number of fat Swedes expanding: study

Number of fat Swedes expanding: study

‘Women to blame if they suffer abuse’: study

‘Women to blame if they suffer abuse’: study

Gastric bypass surgery cuts risk of death: study

Gastric bypass surgery cuts risk of death: study

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Swede with broken neck sent home on painkillers

Chunky Swedes chase US ‘knee-busting’ obesity

Chunky Swedes chase US ‘knee-busting’ obesity

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Stockholm doctors prefer to prescribe exercise

Fit teens less likely to get adult blues: study

Fit teens less likely to get adult blues: study

Popeye was right: Swedish study confirms spinach makes us stronger

Popeye was right: Swedish study confirms spinach makes us stronger

Danish ‘penis-doctor’ plans Swedish clinic

Danish ‘penis-doctor’ plans Swedish clinic

Exercise best cure for chronic headaches: study

Exercise best cure for chronic headaches: study

Diabetes numbers rise among young Swedes

Diabetes numbers rise among young Swedes

Chocolate leads to lower stroke risk in men: study

Chocolate leads to lower stroke risk in men: study

Minister touts new health system watchdog

Minister touts new health system watchdog

ADHD meds can help cut crime: Swedish study

ADHD meds can help cut crime: Swedish study

US healthcare giant buys Sweden’s Gambro

US healthcare giant buys Sweden’s Gambro

‘Citizens shouldn’t pay for costs of long healthcare waiting times’

‘Citizens shouldn’t pay for costs of long healthcare waiting times’

Authorities scramble to kill off fictional Swede

Authorities scramble to kill off fictional Swede

Pizzeria’s coleslaw lunch kills Swede

Pizzeria’s coleslaw lunch kills Swede

Corruption concern over bulk vaccine buy

Corruption concern over bulk vaccine buy

‘Toddlers could go diaper-free at 3 months’

‘Toddlers could go diaper-free at 3 months’

Hamrén says politicians ignoring a timebomb

Hamrén says politicians ignoring a timebomb

‘Swedish reality shows violate patients’ rights’

‘Swedish reality shows violate patients’ rights’

Profit dip for Swedish drugmakers AstraZeneca

Profit dip for Swedish drugmakers AstraZeneca

Too much calcium can lead to early death: study

Too much calcium can lead to early death: study

Diner ‘screwed’ by cement-mixer pizzeria

Diner ‘screwed’ by cement-mixer pizzeria

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Clinic recruited teenage patients at nightclub

Vasaloppet brings risk of irregular heartbeat: study

Vasaloppet brings risk of irregular heartbeat: study

Shopping for EU health care no free ticket

Shopping for EU health care no free ticket

Which countries in Europe have done the best job in handling the virus crisis?

Which countries in Europe have done the best job in handling the virus crisis?

In charts: How coronavirus mortality rates compared around Europe

In charts: How coronavirus mortality rates compared around Europe

‘Nip the virus in the bud’: How Germany showed Europe the way on coronavirus testing

‘Nip the virus in the bud’: How Germany showed Europe the way on coronavirus testing

How Switzerland avoided a coronavirus ‘catastrophe’ by protecting cross-border workers

How Switzerland avoided a coronavirus ‘catastrophe’ by protecting cross-border workers

Where can you travel in Europe? EU launches new website to help tourists

Where can you travel in Europe? EU launches new website to help tourists

WHO interview: ‘If our behaviour returns to normal Europe risks new waves of Covid-19’

WHO interview: ‘If our behaviour returns to normal Europe risks new waves of Covid-19’

Coronavirus across Europe: How the pandemic has affected those living abroad

Coronavirus across Europe: How the pandemic has affected those living abroad

What needs to happen before European countries lift coronavirus restrictions?

What needs to happen before European countries lift coronavirus restrictions?

Coronavirus across Europe: An inside view as countries plot a path back to normal life

Coronavirus across Europe: An inside view as countries plot a path back to normal life

Coronavirus across Europe: An inside view as Europeans search for signs of hope

Coronavirus across Europe: An inside view as Europeans search for signs of hope

EU imposes entry ban for 30 days in bid to slow coronavirus pandemic

EU imposes entry ban for 30 days in bid to slow coronavirus pandemic

No, coronavirus isn’t the same as the flu
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No, coronavirus isn’t the same as the flu

Coronavirus: What you need to know about Trump’s Europe travel ban
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What’s the reality of expat life in Europe today?
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Five mindfulness practices for expats
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Five mindfulness practices for expats

Seven golden rules for moving abroad with children
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Seven golden rules for moving abroad with children

Five ways to maintain the bond with friends and family ‘back home’
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Five ways to maintain the bond with friends and family ‘back home’

Is Sweden’s zero-tolerance approach to drugs a failing model?
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‘Sweden’s healthcare is an embarrassment’

‘Sweden’s healthcare is an embarrassment’

EU rules could turn Xmas ham grey: report

EU rules could turn Xmas ham grey: report

Nordic diet cuts heart disease risk: study

Nordic diet cuts heart disease risk: study

Hidden treasure turns up in Swede’s seafood pizza

Hidden treasure turns up in Swede’s seafood pizza

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Agency condemns smelly herring claims as ‘illegitimate’

61 of 70 pizzerias fail hygiene inspection

61 of 70 pizzerias fail hygiene inspection

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Vomiting bug hits hundreds of pizza fans

Health board slams refugee medical clinic

Health board slams refugee medical clinic

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Hospital criticized for asylum seeker’s death

Italy: Swedish Christmas gingerbread ‘toxic’

Italy: Swedish Christmas gingerbread ‘toxic’

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Littorin: EU failure will hit patients

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Broccoli helps prevent pancreatic cancer – Swedish study

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E-coli outbreak traced to vegetable grower

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