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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...

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...

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...

Antibiotic use in Finland declines, as bacteria resistance grows

The use of antibiotics in Finland continues to decline, while the number of bacteria resistant to antibiotics grows. That's the findings of the National institute...

Finland’s alcohol deaths drop dramatically over past two decades

The number of people in Finland who died from alcohol poisoning has dropped dramatically in the last 15 years. A new study carried out by...

On the menu: Joensuu researchers make grasshoppers more nutritious for humans

Researchers at the University of Eastern Finland have figured out how to make a species of grasshopper - commonly used in parts of Africa...

Study: livelihood linked to well-being of children and parents

Finding working life easy or difficult has been linked by researchers to the well-being of both children and adults. A new study by the Finnish...

Study: fat Finns tip the scales into obesity

A new report from the National Institute for Health and Wellness THL highlights the extent of Finland's battle against obesity. The latest THL figures show...