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Health/Beauty/Fashion news & information for Spain

Health & Beauty Fri, Aug 22, 2003

Cut your costs - use generics

State health services all over the world are encouraging their doctors to prescribe generic drugs instead of brand name products and are hoping to make enormous savings in pharmaceutical budgets that can be invested...

Health & Beauty Fri, Aug 22, 2003

Remove the battle of addiction

People choose to behave in certain ways, because at some point in their lives, it has served a purpose to do so. The same can be said for smoking tobacco: it is an ill-health behaviour that serves a purpose.

Health & Beauty Fri, Aug 22, 2003

Hair to dye for

You never forget the day you find your first grey hair when you stare, horrified, at the invader sprouting from your scalp. From root to tip, this unwanted visitor stands out a mile. Just a few of these hairs are enough...

Health & Beauty Fri, Aug 22, 2003

Help for Alcoholics

We tend to associate alcoholism with northern-European countries, but it is also a problem that affects many Spanish people, male and female, and of all ages. I spoke to Luis Cok, President of APAEX (Asociación para la...

Health & Beauty Tue, Aug 19, 2003

Healthy doctors' lists

The Valencian Community has some of the shortest waiting lists in the country at its 819 primary care centres comprising 229 health centres and 581 clinics. Each doctor has a list of an average 1,589 patients and...

Health & Beauty Thu, Aug 14, 2003

Keeping your brain healthy and your memory sharp

Just as physical activity keeps your body strong, mental activity keeps your mind sharp and agile. What many people fail to realize is that if you continue to learn and challenge yourself, your brain continues to grow,...

Health & Beauty Thu, Aug 14, 2003

Biceps curl - front of arms

We all like to think that our arms won't lose their shape unfortunately they do.
In most cases it is women who loses their shapely arms quicker than men, not because they don’t work as hard - far from it. I...

Health & Beauty Thu, Aug 14, 2003

Bountiful nature - pregnancy and birth

“Every baby born into the world is a finer one than the last”.
All new parents can easily be forgiven for this thought expressed by Dickens in his book “Nicholas Nickleby”. There can be few more wonderful...

Health & Beauty Thu, Aug 14, 2003

Summer protection for skin

Infections, insects, sun, pool water - they all wreak havoc on skin. Summer does have its itchy downside. If athlete's foot doesn’t plague you, chances are you're prey to mosquitoes, wasps and ants. Your skin...

Health & Beauty Thu, Aug 14, 2003

Enhancing nature

Looking sophisticated, up-to-date and attractive is just a matter of choosing a couple of versatile products.
There is no need to use a huge arsenal of beauty products in the summer when your skin is already nicely...

Health & Beauty Thu, Jul 10, 2003

Stay in bed, it’s Friday the 13th...

All right, I'm finally prepared to admit it; I suffer from Paraskevidekatriaphobia. Don't worry, this is not catching and it only breaks out a few times a year. It is the unreasonable fear of Friday 13th. I know...