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It is better to prevent than to treat!

The general medical examination has been considered as one of the most important practices in preventive medicine. It has been called “periodic medical examination” since its period can vary between one and five years, depending on the age. However, some people call it “annual examination” because of its annual periodicity. In children, the periodic examination
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Jimmy Mac for M.A.B.S. at Los Dados

JIMMY MAC IS BACK for M.A.B.S. !!! Jimmy is back to perform his usual fantastic show in aid of MABS. There will be no panto or any other fundraiser this year for MABS so PLEASE everybody, come out in your hundreds + support this as it will be the only time you’ll be asked to
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A time for everything …

Hi, I’m Jemma.. I share what I continue to learn from animals through my work as a volunteer with them at www.satanimalrescue.com and at www.easyhorsecare.net This month, I have been reminded of how things can change, moment by moment, day by day , month by month. A lot of new dogs, especially puppies arrive at
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MONTE MAR Bowls & Social Club April Update

CHICKEN RUN Another successful end of month chicken run attended by thirty four members. The lady winner was Yvonne Yarrow and the men’s winner was Dave Thomas. Mary Saunders and Peter Wallis won the eggs. The chickens were donated by Jan and Mick Soars, the eggs were donated by Ian and Julia Hamilton. END OF
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What is Dyslipidemia?

What is dyslipidemia? It is the alteration of the fats in the blood. Excess fat (cholesterol) in the blood causes a disease called atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis is an accumulation of fat in the arteries, which causes decrease in the caliber and therefore decreases the arrival of blood to organs such as the brain and kidney. High
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GA Golf Society April Update

The geese, ducks, moorhens and Terrapins are happy. As mentioned in last month’s article the golf course has held up well during the unusually dry weather in the first quarter of the year but it has left the lakes and ponds which form the reservoirs for the watering system very low. Whilst not particularly welcome
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MonteMar Bowling&Social Club Finals

FINALS DAY On Saturday 23rd February we held our Ladies and Men’s finals. Margaret Finlayson v Pauline Woodfine and Chris Merry v Jack Burrell. Pauline won the Ladies final and after a nail biting men’s final Chris was the winner. Afterwards we enjoyed a buffet lunch and drinks in the Rincon followed by the presentation
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Can cervical cancer be prevented?

Cervical Cancer is the third most frequent neoplasm in women worldwide. This disease occurs when the cells of the cervix begin to transform and grow uncontrollably, initially becoming precancerous lesions, and subsequently, if this alteration persists in cancerous lesions. It is known that the causative agent of practically all of this cancer is a virus
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how to deal with expat blues

Living abroad can be very rewarding and exciting for an expatriate and his or her family members. However, many expatriates often face culture shock, homesickness and social isolation. There is often a lack of support for expats, and it can be more challenging to cope with living in a new country and culture. Many expatriates
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Monte Mar Bowls & Social Club February Update

CHICKEN RUN Sunday 27th January The first chicken run of 2019 was played in lovely sunshine with twenty eight members taking part. The lady winner was Pauline Merry and Don Cleeter was the winner of the men. The eggs were won by Ken White and Sindy. Thank you to Pauline and Chris Merry who donated
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GRAN ALACANT GOLF SOCIETY FEBRUARY UPDATE

GRAN ALACANT GOLF SOCIETY The last few weeks, weather-wise, have been perfect for golf with little wind and bright, warm winter sunshine. However, February has been a relatively quiet month for the Society as a number of our core members have used the time to return to the UK to visit family and friends. As
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newsletter from the Town hall

First of all, I would like to take this opportunity to express my sincere wish that this Christmas has been a very pleasant and happy holiday for everyone. I also want to make very clear my strongest commitment to the development of improvements in infrastructure and services for Gran Alacant. For this, this year 2019
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Gran Alacant Family Doctors Official Opening 31.1.2019

Gran Alacant Family Doctors located on Calle Holanda 9, MASA Square opened its doors today 31/2/2019. For more information visit www.familydoctors24h.com Specializing in: Dental Clinic Pediatrics Cardiology Psychiatry Psychology Osteopathy Physiotherapy Aesthetic Medicine General Practicioner Home Assistance 24H  
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Xorret de Catí – cumbre del Despeñador, Maigmó

My name is Heidi and I come from Helsinki, Finland. With my husband Olli-Pekka and our 3 dogs we live in Gran Alacant and enjoy the brilliant Mediterranean climate and the possibility of discovering new hiking routes all over Alicante province and sometimes even a bit further. Ironically, I have a fear of heights, but
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Animals as Teachers

Hi, I’m Jemma, In the coming months I am going to share what I continue to learn from animals through my work as a volunteer at SAT www.satanimalrescue.com and at the Easy Horse Rescue Centre www.easyhorsecare.net. I have always had great love, respect,affinity and a special rapport with animals. Recently when I went past a
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