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Gwen Channer of Inherent Wellbeing is launching new stress relief classes this week... Read more

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Would you like to be more active, have fun, feel happier and healthier, meet new people and be able to take on the challenges of life? No matter what your age or ability is, we are blessed in Okehampton and surrounding area with a fantastic array of Read more

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There is no doubt that the health of the spine, and therefore spinal cord, can have a profound influence on the entire organism. Many people are aware that bad posture can trigger various problems such as lower back pain, neck pain along with headac Read more

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Would you like to know how to reset your inner overwhelm thermostat, start unwinding those knotty strands of stress and experience deep, rejuvenating relaxation? Participate in a series of stress relief classes or see modern psychology practitioner Read more

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We all worry about our health but by undergoing routine health checks, which take just minutes to perform, you can spot problems in the early stages when they’re easier to treat. Over the next two issues we look at the importance of attending these a Read more

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Tai chi for long-term neurological conditions I don't know how you feel about exercise but as I'm writing this, Michael Mosley of ‘Trust Me I’m a Doctor’, has scientifically compared tai chi to Zumba classes in a 12-week study. He asked: “Is it... Read more

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The power of a smile I love smiling, I do it all the time – to my patients and colleagues, to strangers, with my children, on my own in the car. It is one of the most powerful tools I have to connect with my patients, young and old, and help them... Read more

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A 4-mile walk in the valley of the River Tavy on the edge of the moor with Tavistock Ramblers. Park at Zoar on the roadside verge near a row of old cottages (SX524807). The walk passes the old mining hamlet of Horndon, follows the Hill Bridge... Read more

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Asthma Dr Jo Coldron explains how to recognise and control asthma. Asthma is one of those medical topics that we all know something about. All of us would at the very least know someone with it, many of you reading this will be a member of a whole... Read more

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Tavistock Overeaters Anonymous (OA) aims to help people who struggle with their behaviour around food. It is not just about weight loss, weight gain or maintenance, obesity or diets; the OA programme offers physical, emotional and spiritual... Read more

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Walking for fun after injury Having had a personal knee injury, I know that such events can bring your active life to a halt. This year, spurred on by the ‘Dartmoor Walking Festival’ as our initial goal, we worked with our personal trainer to... Read more

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The junior doctors at Derriford Hospital are drinking their tea and coffee in style after receiving much needed support from Plymouth law firm, GA Solicitors. The junior doctors established a mess committee in a bid to improve their kitchen and... Read more

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FREE open day on Saturday 13th October to mark completion of refurbishment and improvement works To celebrate the completion of a series of extensive refurbishment and improvement works at Parklands Leisure Centre, local families, residents and cent Read more

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Heath Weymouth Podiatrist Why did you become a podiatrist? As a previous geologist working all around the world, I needed a career that was going to keep me at home with my family. I initially thought about physiotherapy but decided to specialise.. Read more

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Beating tick bites This summer there have been many calls to Okehampton Medical Centre regarding ticks. Dr Emma Chapman shares her advice on these nasty insects and their bites Spending time outdoors can be fun and healthy but tick bites can cause... Read more

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Chinese Herbal Medicine - wisdom from the East How an inspirational book sparked a complete change of life By Clare Mulligan In 2006 I emigrated to Australia looking for a sea change from an unfulfilling city career. That change came in the form... Read more

Morecare Moretonhampstead - a lifeline in more ways than one Drive through beautiful countryside and help others at the same time, what could be better? Covering the Dartmoor countryside from Postbridge to Bridford and from Drewsteignton to... Read more

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Okehampton PADs (Public Access Defibrillators) is a new charity formed towards the end of 2017. Thanks to local charities and donations they have raised enough funds to install five public access defibrillators around town - three were already... Read more

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Some people are generally happy, only feeling unhappy or sad as a natural reaction to an event or situation. Other people often feel down or depressed with only fleeting glimpses of happiness. Why is this? What can we do about it? Research tells us Read more

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I’ve always been a sport enthusiast, although I count watching, not necessarily doing, sport in that wider category. After a brief secondary school foray into the cross country team running wasn’t really something I was either good at or enjoyed, unt Read more

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