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Health

This category covers everything from medical information to health, fitness and wellbeing in Spain

 Mitch Mitchell

If you don’t use it – you’ll lose it!

If you don’t use it – you’ll lose it!

This month, we are looking at continuing with the healthy lifestyle, all the way with senior fitness.

 Elle Draper

Healthy habits start early

Healthy habits start early

What Does It Mean? When people talk about being overweight or obese, they mean that someone has more body fat than is healthy. Everyone has some body fat, but excess fat can affect someone’s health and ability to walk, run, and get around, as well as how the person looks and his or her self-esteem. […]

 Elle Draper

Meetings on registering the right way for healthcare to begin in Alicante

Meetings on registering the right way for healthcare to begin in Alicante

Registering the right way for healthcare – pay attention. Public meetings on registering the right way for healthcare to begin in Alicante. British expats are being invited to a series of public meetings to find out more about how to register correctly for state healthcare in Spain. The events are part of a campaign launched […]

 British Embassy Press Releases

Official Press Release from British Embassy – Feb 2013

Official Press Release from British Embassy – Feb 2013

Over-55s risk huge medical bills by failing to take out comprehensive holiday insurance

 Elle Draper

Pain v Gain; getting started!

Pain v Gain; getting started!

A New you in the New Year! If you are keeping to your resolutions then well done and congratulations, however, more often than not, people for whatever reason relapse or don´t even get started. So what can be done about this? Don´t panic it´s normal behaviour old habits die hard, and as the cliché goes […]

 Alan Gandy

Health Checks in Spain

I’ve been saying for some time now that I really should get myself a medical given that it’s about ten years since I even so much as saw a doctor. I’ve known in myself I’m in reasonable health, and I’m lucky enough to be one of those people – touch wood – who doesn’t often […]

 Elle Draper

A New You in the New Year

A New You in the New Year

Making a New Year’s Resolution has been part of a ritual that goes back centuries, what started as new beginnings and promises have now for some become more superficial and appearance-orientated than in previous times.