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China virus: No screening yet at Helsinki Airport as authorities monitor...

The number of people infected by a deadly new strain of coronavirus in China tripled over the weekend and spread from Wuhan to cities...

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...

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...

Study: more young people trying cannabis, but not alcohol or cigarettes

Young people in Finland are drinking less alcohol and smoking fewer cigarettes, but they’re experimenting more regularly with cannabis. That’s the findings of a new...

Report: last summer’s heatwave caused 380 premature deaths

Last summer’s heatwave, the second hottest on record, caused around 380 premature deaths in Finland. That’s the conclusions in a new report out this...

Finland gets high as legal and illegal substance use increases

Up to 45% of Finns aged 25 to 34 have tried some kind of illegal drugs. That's one of the findings of a new study...

Childhood poverty ‘a serious problem’ in Finland

Save The Children in Finland says childhood poverty is still a serious problem in Finland. An estimated 14,7% of Finnish children live in poverty and...