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Struggling with your mental health? You need therapy in English, and fast! But in the German capital, bureaucracy might get in your way. more

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In the German papers this week: Vexing and perplexing news stories from Berlin and beyond... more

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American musician Chad Matheny, aka Emperor X, on surviving testicular cancer, owing the hospital €30,000 and being (mostly) happy about it. more

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It’s a deeply boring, yet immensely important topic: health insurance. Each country has its own system and Germany’s stands out for being a strange mix. The system is unfair and unsustainable in all kinds of ways – yet change could be on the horizon. more

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Berliners take more sick leave than the average German, and they suffer from depression and ‘burnout’ more – at least according to the stats. Is the Berliner Luft making us ill? Or are we all just lazy? We asked the experts. more

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Will fasting, yoga and acupuncture keep the doctor away? Our writer hopes so – because otherwise, she´s screwed. She shares her experience. more

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