We athletes?

The Swiss Federal Statistical Office presents the first results of the Swiss Health Survey 2017. Almost all the media have at least excerpts from it and report “Wir Sportler” in the Tagesanzeiger, Schweizer fühlen sich gesund, aber… New figures prove it: The number of smokers remains stable, while alcohol consumption is falling. Healthy behaviour is “in vogue”, write the researchers with the headline 20 Minuten, the NZZ has done something to alcohol “The number of young intoxicated female drinkers has doubled within only ten years. Only one in ten drinks alcohol every day. But when people celebrate, risky consumption is more common today than it was ten years ago. This is shown by a new survey.

The fact is: According to the study, high blood pressure and diabetes are unfortunately still on the rise even though the population feels healthier and three out of four people are considered active, it is good that mhealth enables us to have a digital mirror of ourselves on our oh so beloved smart devices and drives us to do more for our own health, says René Reinli – CMO Visionarity. We stay tuned!

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