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World Spine Day
12 Oct / 21

Keep your spine healthy

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Every 16 October is World Spine Day when the world comes together to raise awareness around the prevention and effective management of spinal conditions.
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07 Oct / 21

Amsterdam museum BODY WORLDS

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The search for happiness and love dominates our lives, but what determines whether we are happy? The anatomical museum BODY WORLDS: The Happiness Project in the heart of Amsterdam takes visitors on a wonderful journey through the human body.
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Autumn Half Term Holidays
04 Oct / 21

Autumn holiday activities for the whole family!

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Amsterdam is beautiful in the autumn. A visit to the BODY WORLDS exhibition fits perfectly into a visit to Amsterdam during the autumn holidays.
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World Mental Health Day
14 Sep / 21

World Mental Health Day

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Every 10 October we celebrate World Mental Health Day to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and to organise efforts in support of mental health.
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Smokers lungs / Rokerslongen
29 Sep / 21

Stoptober: an excellent incentive to quit smoking

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What does smoking do to your lungs? Join the Stoptober movement, research shows that 70% of participants is actually able to quit.
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Goosebumps Overview
10 Aug / 21

What’s up with goosebumps?

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We’ve all had goosebumps at some point, most of the time we can hazard a guess as to why they show up but sometimes we have no idea.
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World Hepatitis Day
15 Jul / 21

World Hepatitis Day

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Every year on 28 July the World Health Organization calls on countries to work together to eliminate hepatitis as a public health threat.
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11 Jun / 21

World Blood Donor Day

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Every 14 June, the World Health Organization (WHO) calls on countries around the world to celebrate World Blood Donor Day to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products and to thank voluntary, unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood.
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19 May / 21

The consequences of smoking and quitting

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What really happens? Find out what the consequences are of both smoking and of quitting.
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20 Apr / 21

Fun facts about the human body

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The human body is an extraordinary machine. Learn all the best fun facts about the human body.
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19 Mar / 21

The International Day of Happiness

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Every year since 2013, on 20 March the United Nations celebrates the International Day of Happiness so as to recognise the importance of happiness in the lives of people around the world.
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Vaccine Scientist
16 Feb / 21

Women take the lead in vaccine science

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It is unknown who came up with the idea that is at the basis of vaccination but what is clear is that women have taken the lead role in the field of developing vaccines.
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A Grey Day
15 Jan / 21

Blue Monday: fact or fiction?

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The third Monday of January has become known as Blue Monday, the most depressing day of the year. But is there such a thing?
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Livers
11 Dec / 20

What do you know about your second largest organ?

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After your skin, your liver is the largest organ you have. It is involved in 500 different functions and weighs almost 1,5 kilos.
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05 Oct / 20

Virtual tour through Body Worlds Amsterdam

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Our colleagues take you on a virtual tour of Body Worlds Amsterdam during the Awakening Weeks
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10 Sep / 20

Happiness and health

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Can we take charge of our own happiness?
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09 Oct / 20

Why autumn makes you happier and healthier?

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Autumn transforms our environment with its burst of vibrant colours. But what comes with changes on the outside, has effects on your inside too. Have you ever wondered why this season makes you happier and healthier?
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12 Nov / 20

Dr Gunther von Hagens

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Dr Gunther von Hagens is the inventor of plastination and the founder of Body Worlds, also known as Körperwelten. Let us tell you about him.
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06 Jul / 18

Everyone with blue eyes is related

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Everybody in the world with blue eyes is descended from the same person. Let us explain…
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08 Mar / 17

10 facts about kissing you don’t know yet!

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No matter how often you kiss, or how much experience you have, here are 10 facts about kissing you don’t know yet.
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15 Jan / 16

These twins don’t look alike at all

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You might not say so but these girls are twins. A one in a million chance! Read more...
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Black Blue Dress Overview Page
28 Feb / 15

Blue and Black or White and Gold? We’ll tell you what’s really happening

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The entire internet was obsessed with #TheDress, because no one agrees: is the dress blue-black or white-gold? Find the truth here!
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