The number of older employees in shift work has doubled over the past decade. But studies show shift work can be more demanding than a job with regular hours, and shift workers are more prone to illness, sleep disorders and being overweight.
A top German health body has released a report on children’s health. Obesity, smoking and psychological issues all remain problems.
Teenagers aged 12 to 17 years spent too much time on social media, which affects their wellbeing. A German study reveals that excessive use can even be linked to depression.
With the king penguin's food supply being driven farther and farther away, the birds must choose between feeding and breeding. The penguin's plight sends a warning about the future of the Antarctic's environment.
Cannabis is illegal in Germany, but there are exceptions to the rule. DW looks at what's legal and what isn't when it comes to the private consumption of pot — plus, who says it's high time to legalize marijuana?
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