Gudula Steiner-Junker believes in the healing power of humor. In addition to offering special workshops on laughter, she also pays regular visits to patients at Mainz’s university hospital to help brighten up their day.
A big red nose is the most important part of Anete's costume. The 22-year-old regularly dresses up as a clown to bring a bit of humor and support to children at a local hospital in Riga.
Manfred Spitzer is one of the best-known brain researchers in Germany. His recent book “Digital Dementia" unleashed a heated debate about the adverse effects of Internet use.
Many poor people in developing countries do not have access to the drugs they urgently need. Often they cannot afford them. But cheapness is not everything when it comes to making drugs more accessible.
Russian-born Wladimir Kaminer is a best-selling German author living in Berlin. In an interview with DW, he criticizes Russia's role in the Ukraine crisis and reflects on political disillusionment in his homeland.
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