Health – The Krakow Post http://www.krakowpost.com Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:36:08 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Dos and Don’ts for staying in a Polish hospital http://www.krakowpost.com/19440/2018/08/dos-and-donts-for-staying-in-a-polish-hospital http://www.krakowpost.com/19440/2018/08/dos-and-donts-for-staying-in-a-polish-hospital#comments Fri, 24 Aug 2018 05:34:21 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=19440 Hospitals can be scary even without language and culture barriers. Here are some dos and don'ts for easing your visit to a Polish hospital as a foreigner

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How to prove you have health insurance in Poland http://www.krakowpost.com/19443/2018/08/how-prove-health-insurance-poland-nfz-documents http://www.krakowpost.com/19443/2018/08/how-prove-health-insurance-poland-nfz-documents#comments Thu, 23 Aug 2018 15:29:42 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=19443 If you live and work in Poland, you probably have health insurance. If you find yourself going to a Polish hospital, here's how you can prove it to them.

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Debate over Poland’s graphic anti-abortion billboards rages on http://www.krakowpost.com/19302/2018/06/debate-over-polands-graphic-anti-abortion-billboards-rages-on http://www.krakowpost.com/19302/2018/06/debate-over-polands-graphic-anti-abortion-billboards-rages-on#comments Sat, 30 Jun 2018 21:31:01 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=19302 Graphic anti-abortion billboards, largely unchecked by law, have been a flashpoint for both sides of the heated abortion debate in Poland

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Reducing your waste in Krakow is easier than ever http://www.krakowpost.com/19043/2018/05/reduce-waste-krakow-trash-recycling http://www.krakowpost.com/19043/2018/05/reduce-waste-krakow-trash-recycling#respond Mon, 07 May 2018 20:41:13 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=19043 Krakow produces around 320 kg of waste per person each year. Learn how to reduce your share with these tips and links to helpful local initiatives

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How to protect your pet from fireworks noise http://www.krakowpost.com/18466/2017/12/protect-pet-fireworks-noise-new-years-eve http://www.krakowpost.com/18466/2017/12/protect-pet-fireworks-noise-new-years-eve#respond Sun, 31 Dec 2017 14:39:32 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=18466 As one of the few days of the year when people in Poland will be setting off loud fireworks, New Year's Eve can be a very stressful time for your pet. Here are a few tips to make sure he or she feels safe during the celebrations

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Free houseplants to combat indoor smog http://www.krakowpost.com/18463/2017/12/free-houseplants-krakow-smog http://www.krakowpost.com/18463/2017/12/free-houseplants-krakow-smog#respond Thu, 07 Dec 2017 03:10:48 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=18463 On December 8-9, you can pick up a free houseplant at two locations in Krakow courtesy of city authorities. It

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Krakow-Warsaw train delayed due to lice http://www.krakowpost.com/18460/2017/11/train-delay-lice http://www.krakowpost.com/18460/2017/11/train-delay-lice#respond Wed, 29 Nov 2017 03:48:49 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=18460 A morning train from Krakow to Warsaw was delayed because of two passengers who seemed to be infested with head

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Medical marijuana legalized in Poland http://www.krakowpost.com/18447/2017/11/medical-marijuana-legalized-poland http://www.krakowpost.com/18447/2017/11/medical-marijuana-legalized-poland#respond Mon, 06 Nov 2017 17:25:49 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=18447 Poland has joined a growing number of countries which have legalized marijuana for medical use. Three months after President Andrzej

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Unvaccinated kids can attend public nurseries, Krakow City Council decides http://www.krakowpost.com/18206/2017/09/vaccines-daycare-centers-krakow http://www.krakowpost.com/18206/2017/09/vaccines-daycare-centers-krakow#respond Thu, 14 Sep 2017 16:52:05 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=18206 Unvaccinated children will continue to be allowed in Krakow's daycare centers, the City Council has decided. What do you think? Take our reader poll

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Rising Alcoholism in Poland: The true cost and how to get help http://www.krakowpost.com/11632/2016/02/rising-alcoholism-in-poland-the-true-cost-and-how-to-get-help http://www.krakowpost.com/11632/2016/02/rising-alcoholism-in-poland-the-true-cost-and-how-to-get-help#comments Thu, 25 Feb 2016 17:12:29 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=11632 Alcoholism in Poland has been on the rise for over a decade, creating public and personal health crisis. A Krakow medical student suggests some solutions.

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