Health & Beauty

World Day of Prostate Health (September 15th)

Quirónsalud will make free tests for the early detection of prostate cancer Analytics are aimed at men from 45 years of age; and from 40 years if they have a family history Torrevieja, September 7, 2018. The Hospital Quirónsalud Torrevieja   launches a new edition of the free campaign for early...

Ask the Optician – Children’s Eye Health

Mike Stone, Store Director, Specsavers Opticas Calpe As everyone is back to school this month, I wanted to focus on the important issue of children’s eye health. If visual problems...

Hair Colour – Art and Science

Changing hair colour is never as simple as pointing to a colour on the chart or reaching for a box in the supermarket. The perfect hair colour will not only...

Going, Going, Gone? ....or am I stuck with it?

As a result of last month's article about new tattoos, Dr Poole has received a number of enquiries from people about tattoo removal. Whether it's an embarrassing inking from your...

Is it normal for my gums to bleed?

In the 21st century more people lose their teeth due to gum disease than to decay. The good news is that gum disease can be treated if caught in its...

Bunions or HAV

The Bunion or Hallux Valgus is a deformity of the foot caused by a deviation of the first toe towards the middle axis of the foot and a deviation of...

Pain Free Dental Work

It is probably a universal fact that we hate going to the dentist. There are 2 main reasons for this. Firstly, we think it is going to hurt and secondly,...

What to do if someone is stung by a Wasp,...

Our last two articles have been about jellyfish stings and snake bites. Fortunately both of these are very rare, but nearly everyone has stung by a wasp or bee at...

Anti-Reflux Laparoscopic Surgery

Anti-Reflux Laparoscopic Surgery heals burning and prevents the side effects of medication• Continued use of reflux medication increases the risk of kidney disorders, dementia and hip fractures. When we...

Are you Invisible?

Do you feel that you have become almost invisible as to who you really are …..or who you want to be? The disappearing act can happen slowly and may take...

Continuous Care into your Senior Years 

Come for the Views...  Stay for the Service The Colina Club was the first purpose built Continuous Care Complex on the Costa Blanca and today it is still going from strength...

Before you buy CBD Oil, ask these questions!

In the last of our series of articles we thought it would be best to reiterate what to look out for when buying CBD either through a shop, personally or...

Arches British Dental Practice – Quesada

Established in 2006, we are a committed multi lingual team of dentists, dental hygienist and dental nurses, dedicated, and with a high reputation, to providing quality gentle dental care to...

Making a difference to someone’s life

by Good Care Group carer Marie Woodward I started working as a live-in carer just over 4 years ago at the age of 49 after my personal circumstances changed. A...

Stroke Association Spain

The SAS is a self supporting group that meets three times a week from 1.30pm - 4.30pm at Casa de Cultura, Benijófar. The group is available to all stroke survivors...

HELP Vega Baja aims for “green bags”

Following new legislation that shops (including charities) must charge customers for plastic bags, HELP Vega Baja thought they would look for an alternative solution. After looking for sponsorship, President Michele...

Bicycle Use reduces Heart Attack Risk

Specialists at Quirónsalud Torrevieja state that the bicycle improves the immune system and prevents back and joint pain Torrevieja, 24 de agosto de 2018. Riding a bicycle reduces the risk...

The abandonment of the Mediterranean diet causes seven out of...

Valencian Community, August 17, 2018. According to the current Health Plan of the Valencian Community, 93% of deaths in the territory are due to noncommunicable diseases, and among them, it...

Summer contact lens care advice

Summer is a time when many people use contact lenses, for flexibility, the freedom to play sports, choose the sunglasses they want, or to dress to impress at all the...

Dental Implants - Why are they better?

In this age of technological and medical advancement, with people living longer and healthier lives, lost teeth replaced by removable dentures will become a thing of the past, reserved for...

Why CBD

There must be people who are sceptical about how a plant that has been so reviled, for many years, is being hailed as the new wonder find. In fact, it’s...

What to do if someone is bitten by a snake

Our article last month about Jellyfish stings provoked quite a lot of interest, especially since it recently made the UK Newspaper Headlines that "Eleven tonnes of Jellyfish have been cleared...

Tattoos are here to stay

Glance around the beach these days, and it is interesting to note the number of people with tattoos. More common than ever; ‘inking’ is clearly not a temporary fad, it...

Summer is here and so are the sunglasses and the...

Neat feet and gorgeous summer hair Summer is here and so are the sunglasses and the flip flops. It’s time for those winter feet to be out on show! Another...

Quirónsalud Foundation supports fertility preservation in cancer patients

•Attaining parenthood after cancer is possible thanks to the fertility programme jointly launched by the Quirónsalud Foundation and Quirónsalud Valencia and Torrevieja hospitals and Quirónsalud Dexeus Murcia Assisted Reproduction Institute....

Dawn's story

Dawn, 35, called Samaritans when she was forced to leave her job due to illness.“I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and had to leave my job very soon after. I...

Your thoughts are your reality

by Violet King For many years now I have been encouraging people to be aware of what they are thinking. Even if your negative thoughts are about someone else, the...

The Endocannabinoid System

For our fifth article in the series we have decided to dig a little deeper and explain some of the science behind how using CBD as a food supplement works....

The Link between Hearing Loss and Dementia

It is well accepted amongst hearing specialists that hearing loss is connected with a variety of issues ranging from depression, social anxiety and reduced productivity in the workplace. But did...

Skin changes, moles ...and melanoma

A melanoma is an aggressive form of skin cancer, which originates in the melanocytes or pigment cells and can be fatal when it spreads to other parts of the body....
Community News

The Calpe & Benissa Lions news

Thank you Phyll from The Lions The Calpe & Benissa Lions have a charity shop in Calle Pintor Sorolla 15, Calpe, and over the last several years they have raised money to help and support local people in need. The shop could not operate without their loyal and reliable band of...
Home & Garden

M3BT have a long list of satisfied clients

After 15 years of working on the Costa Blanca M3BT have a long list of satisfied clients who they have helped realise their dream home in Spain. Don’t just take...
Also in this issue

Mars - a planet with a past

Last month I wrote about a big red spot on Jupiter, this month it's a small red planet in our night skies. Many people will have noticed a bright object...
Focus On Pets