OLG Hamm: Prison sentence against father must also take account of the consequences of an offense If a non-custodial father circumcises his six-year-old son against his will and the will of the mother for religious reasons, he must face a prison sentence for willful bodily harm. If circumcision has a physically or psychologically stressful effect on the child, this must be taken into account to make the sentence more severe, the Higher Regional Court (OLG) Hamm decided on Thursday, 18.
Friend or enemy of the veins? Our veins do a great job: Every day they transport around 7,000 liters of used blood back to the heart. In the legs they also overcome gravity, so it would only be appropriate to actively support them. Nevertheless, many people do not know the enemies and friends of their vessels.
This is how asparagus becomes a delight: it depends on the pot and the cooking water. The asparagus season is in full swing. The tender, versatile vegetables from local cultivation will be available until the end of June at weekly markets, at roadside stands and in grocery stores. The crispy sticks are especially tasty when freshly prepared.
Too much potatoes raise blood pressure The potato is one of the most popular foods in Germany. If you suffer from high blood pressure, you should rather limit consumption. One study indicated that increased potato consumption can increase blood pressure, do potatoes increase blood pressure, and can they even lead to hypertension?
Experts and patients criticize: Cannabis is hardly available on prescription In March, a law came into force in Germany that should help to make certain patients' access to medical cannabis easier. But apparently the new regulation has brought little improvement for pain patients.
Steer clear of cigarettes: stopping smoking can prolong life Smoking is known to be associated with considerable health risks. Nevertheless, millions of Germans still regularly smoke. Health experts therefore repeatedly point out how much the body can benefit from stopping smoking.