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Measles risk warning for middle-aged people

People born between 1965 and 1975 may be at increased risk of catching measles because they lack sufficient vaccine protection. The warning from health authorities...

Survey: Almost half of school principals stressed and exhausted at work

Almost half of Finnish school principals are stressed, exhausted or at risk of exhaustion at work. That’s the findings of a survey revealed Tuesday morning...

Most people under 35 in Finland know someone who uses drugs

Most people in Finland aged under 35 know someone who uses drugs. That's the startling finding of a survey carried out by the Finnish Institute...

MP calls for warning labels on highly processed foods 

A Centre Party politician is calling for warning labels on highly processed foods similar to the warnings on packets of cigarettes. Enontekiö MP Mikko Kärnä...

Mental health charity expands its helpline service

The Mental Health Finland organisation Mieli is expanding the opening hours of its crisis phone service due to an increase in call volumes. Mieli says...

Drug and alcohol deaths up again in 2018

A record number of people died from drugs-related causes in Finland during 2018 - up more than 20% from the year before at 261...

Drinking lingonberry juice could help heart health

Drinking lingonberry juice could have long term positive benefits on health by lowering bloody pressure and improving vascular functions. That's the findings of research by Anne...

Blood donation ban for gay men may be shortened in 2020

A year-long ban on donating blood for men who have sex with other men may be shortened in 2020. The Finnish Medicines Agency Fimea has...

Finns say they’re happier and more satisfied than other Europeans

Finns say they're happier and more satisfied with life in general, compared with other people in Europe. That's the findings of a recent survey from...

Survey: More than 80% of Finns eat meat once a week

Despite growing calls for people to eat less meat, choose vegetarian or vegan options in the name name of preventing climate change, and movements...