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Now that June’s heat wave is over, we are finally able to enjoy being outside again. However, just because the temperature has gone down doesn’t mean the sun’s dangers are gone.
The heatwave this Summer has brought soaring temperatures to all of Europe. While we all love fun in the sun, we must remember that these record high temperatures can be dangerous. At least 7 people across Europe have died already as a result of the record-high temperatures, illustrating just how important it is to take steps to remain cool this Summer.
Living in a foreign country can be daunting, and illnesses and injuries only make things harder. When seeking medical care, language barriers can make it difficult to convey what’s ailing you and to understand your doctor. The solution: Avoid confusion and hassle with Unicare Medical Center where our skilled doctors and staff provide the best in medical care.
Dear patients, we would like to inform you that our opening hours on Fridays during the Summer Season (between Monday 8th July and Saturday 31st August 2019) will be from 08:00 untill 18:00.
For the other days, there are NO changes: from Monday to Thursday our center is open from 08:00 till 20:00, and on Saturdays from 09:00 till 13:00.
Dear patients, our clinic is closed during the public holidays on Friday 5th & Saturday 6th July 2019
During spring is the time to get vaccinated against tick-borne encephalitis. Encephalitis in a life-threatening infectious disease transferred by ticks which are most active during summer and particularly in last years their numbers are growing. Considering vaccination might be a smart decision as the Czech Republic has the highest occurrence of tick in the Europe.
Flu is a highly contagious respiratory disease causing mild to severe health problems ranging from fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose to headaches, muscle aches or fatigue or even vomiting and diarrhea. It occurs seasonally in the winter and an early spring. Due to its unpleasant symptoms and necessary recovery time it is highly recommended to protect yourself, e.g. by flu vaccination.
The Czech Republic is currently going through a pretty big heat wave. With temperatures reaching up to 36 degrees Celsius, it’s brutal out there, so it’s important to take steps to make sure you stay healthy in the sweltering heat.
Last year, the Czech Republic was named the most unhealthy nation in the world on the basis of alcohol and tobacco consumption and obesity. According to the World Health Organization, the Czech Republic consumes 13.7 liters of pure alcohol per person every year. The Czech people also rank highly for number of cigarettes smoked per person, per year and have one of the highest levels of obesity in Europe.
The word “health” gets thrown around a lot in today’s society- you can’t turn a corner without seeing something about exercise, healthy eating, or medicine. While health is a popular topic, one aspect of health that gets overlooked is mental health. Many people forget that health isn’t just physical- it encompasses the mind as well as the body.