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Health/Beauty/Fashion news & information for Gran Canaria

Unfenced pools blamed for 95% of child drownings
Health & Beauty Wed, Jun 2, 2010

Unfenced pools blamed for 95% of child drownings

95% of all drownings that occur in private pools could be avoided if pools were fenced off. These are the findings of a study published today by the Spanish Association of Paediatricians, whose 59th annual conference...

Health & Beauty Wed, Jun 2, 2004

Doctor Negrín Hospital celebrates fifth anniversary

Gran Canaria´s Doctor Negrín´s Hospital is celebrating its fifth anniversary. According to hospital management, progress has been made during this time, but they want to go a step further and improve patient...

Health & Beauty Sun, Apr 4, 2004

Information day for parents of children with brain tumours

A pioneering scheme has been launched in the Canary Islands about paediatric brain surgery. The surprise is not the subject matter itself, but that the programme has been organised by a group of parents of children...

Health & Beauty Fri, Feb 6, 2004

12,000 will visit 2nd bridal exhibition

Some 2,500 weddings are celebrated each year in Las Palmas alone, most of them in the Spring. Because of this, the 2nd Canary Islands´ Bridal Exhibition will take place this month. From this Friday until Sunday,...

Health & Beauty Mon, Dec 22, 2003

Christmas comes early to Gran Canaria Maternity and...

Today has been a little bit different for the hundred children in Gran Canaria´s Children and Maternity Hospital. They have made a nativity scene, sung Christmas carols, and best of all received a visit from Father...

Health & Beauty Wed, Nov 19, 2003

New cervical cancer treatments

Gynaecologists from the United States, the UK and Spain, will be discussing the question of new cervical cancer treatments during the XVth annual meeting of the Spanish Association of Cervical Pathology and Coloscopy...

Summer fashion
Health & Beauty Mon, Nov 17, 2003

Summer fashion

25 design houses presented their Spring/ Summer 2004 ranges during the stylish and colourful "Hot Fashion" exhibition last night held at the Canary Island Exhibition Centre, Las Palmas. An audience of 1,500...

Conference on paraplegia opens in Gran Canaria capital
Health & Beauty Wed, Oct 1, 2003

Conference on paraplegia opens in Gran Canaria capital

The "XX Scientific Conference of the Spanish Paraplegia Society" is currently underway in the Alfredo Kraus Auditorium, in the capital of Gran Canaria. This conference unites professionals from all over the...