Health & Beauty

Short-sightedness in children

Mike Stone, Store Director, Specsavers Opticas Calpe As kids go back to school, we wanted to look at short-sightedness in children and answer your questions. What is myopia/short sight and how can it be corrected?A person with myopia or short sight can see objects close to them clearly, but not...

Invest in your health

Some people are mainly focused on the price when they look for a health insurance and they decide to contract the cheapest one, but… Watch Out! Inexpensive health insurances are...

Asbestos - claims and compensation

My name is Steve Woods and I am a solicitor specialising in claims for asbestos related diseases and I thought I would look at a number of questions that often...

Claims for Medical Negligence

Unfortunately, on occasions it will be necessary for us to be on the receiving end of some type of medical intervention, whether this be for health purposes or cosmetic purposes....

Fed up with Headaches? Let’s do something about it

by Benjamin Tinker DC, Vida Plena, Calpe In a survey published in the widely trusted Canadian Family Physician, it was reported that “Over 70% of all headaches arise from problems...

Fed up with crooked teeth?

Why have 2 years of braces when you can get that perfect smile in just 3 weeks? How many of us hate the shape and colour of our teeth or...

Helping to understand the pain of Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a disorder that is characterised by musculoskeletal pain that is usually accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory, and mood issues. Now, historically fibromyalgia was a diagnosis that was given...

How important is ageing gracefully?

I know that growing older really bothers some people and causes stress….not only the ladies, but the men too! Why do we attach so much importance to the existence of...

Another defibrillator! A big thank you to the Roundabout Charity...

We are often writing about the modern life-saving equipment carried in the Asociacion Amigos Europeos de Javea ambulances. In fact, their ambulances are more akin to mobile intensive care units...

Smooth glowing skin again!

Now that the sun is weaker and the days are shorter, it is the best time of the year to start improving your skin texture and to get it looking...

Sunburn

“Dear Dr Poole, one day during this summer my husband fell asleep in the sun, and he awoke to find his back all blistered, sunburned, and raw. We applied lots...

“CLUB F!T is very different from any gym we have...

Derek and Elaine Allinson are very used to going to gyms. Not that they are gym fanatics or anything, but they have always taken care of themselves fitness-wise and have...

Relieving the Worry of Being Alone in Your Senior Years

By Amanda Hobbs, Sales Adviser, Ciudad Patricia I’ve written before about how perfect Ciudad Patricia is for living into your senior years. A significant factor for choosing Ciudad Patricia is...

‘Get on yer Bike’ Cycle Fitness Training

Cycling for fitness can be one of the most beneficial and easiest ways to lose weight. The benefits of cycling to lose weight is the low impact nature of cycling...
Community News

Teulada – Moraira Lions celebrate the Third Anniversary of “The...

A pride of Teulada – Moraira Lions and shop volunteers assembled at their shop “The Lions Den “ on Wednesday 20th September to celebrate the third anniversary of the opening of the shop. A festive atmosphere was very much in place and local Mayor Carlos Linares Bañon joined the celebrations...
Home & Garden

MICHAEL'S Beds

Not your ordinary bed shop! MICHAEL'S Beds, one of three MICHAEL's shops in Jávea, has been going through a "long-wanted" makeover and is finally getting finished! Right on the Avenida...
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Invest in your health

Some people are mainly focused on the price when they look for a health insurance and they decide to contract the cheapest one, but… Watch Out! Inexpensive health insurances are...
Focus On Pets

K9 Club - Punk

Meet Punk originally a street cat from Almoradi but now very playful, affectionate and friendly. He loves to have behind his ears scratched and is very talkative. He is about...