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Invisalign in Malaysia can cost less than braces

Invisalign can cost less than braces in Malaysia

A treatment of Invisalign aligners may cost less than braces in Malaysia . Although that's a bold statement, it can be true when you factor in all the hassles and headaches, missed opportunities, and extra cavities caused by traditional braces being unable to be removed. Let's break it down and consider the reasons that don't show up on your bank statement for considering an Invisalign treatment instead of braces.

Less Hassles and Headaches

Although people with minor tooth straightening issues may avoid them, braces can entail wearing exterior devices like headgear and...

Vegan Goes Beyond Diet

Authored by Ellie Green
Posted: Mon, 04/18/2022 - 8:07am

Vegan products have taken off, and most supermarkets now have a dedicated aisle just for meat-free food. We recently saw Paramount singer Hayley Williams rocking a red hair dye made entirely from cruelty-free ingredients.

The closest we could find was some excellent vegan hair dye from the UK's leading vegan hair product retailer, Crazy Color . There are some excellent colours available and we also noticed they're doing vegan shampoo, conditioner, and even bleach!

It would seem the vegan trend is really taking off even in hair products! Vegan hair dyes have been seen in...

Getting the help you need this Easter weekend

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 04/12/2022 - 10:49pm

With Easter fast approaching, Devon’s NHS leaders are calling on people to be prepared ahead of the bank holidays and the two-week school holiday period.

The long Easter weekend traditionally puts extra pressure on health services when most GP practices are closed and more people are outdoors enjoying everything Devon has to offer.

Most GP practices will be closed for Easter for four days from Friday 15 April to Monday 18 April, with normal opening hours resuming on Tuesday.

Each Easter sees many patients calling the NHS 111 helpline because they have run out of...

ECOE directors Andy Extance and Prina Sumaria join founding director Sonya Bedford to celebrate the

Exeter Community Energy wins award for saving 2,590 households £1.3m

Exeter Community Energy (ECOE) has been announced as the winning Community Energy Initiative at this year’s UK Green Energy Awards. Exeter Community Energy’s win primarily reflects its Healthy Homes for Wellbeing scheme, which has helped people far beyond the reaches of Exeter to fight their way out of fuel poverty.

The scheme has assisted 2,590 homes in 2021, saving clients an estimated £1.3 million. The scheme advising households on how to reduce their energy bills, cutting their carbon emissions, and fighting climate change in the process. Healthy Homes sits alongside ECOE’s...

Innovative ways to prevent hair loss

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Wed, 04/06/2022 - 10:53am

Hair loss can be a distressing and stressful experience, whether that is due to an illness, chemotherapy, anxiety, or you are simply prone to balding. Regardless of the reason, hair loss can affect both men and women. In general, most people tend to lose between 50 and 100 hairs a day through brushing and washing. As new strands grow to replace lost ones, most people will not notice the difference. However, if fewer or no strands grow back as normal, this may result in a receding hairline. Within this article, you will find some innovative techniques you can use to stop hair loss and help...

Get your child vaccinated this Easter

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 04/04/2022 - 10:07pm

All children aged five and over are eligible to have the COVID-19 vaccination from 5 April.

Bookings can be made online or by calling 119 from 2 April. The vaccination is not being given to this age group in school. Walk-in and pop-up clinics are advertised on NHS England’s site finder here , but please check that the clinic is offering vaccinations to this age group.

Having the COVID-19 vaccine reduces the likelihood of further disruption to their education, developing Long Covid and passing the infection onto vulnerable family members and friends.

For most...

Moderna Omicron vaccine study expands in Devon and Cornwall to include new booster targeting multiple COVID-19 variants

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 04/01/2022 - 10:34am

Volunteers from across Exeter, East and Mid Devon and Cornwall will have the opportunity to take part in one of the world’s first Omicron-specific COVID-19 variant vaccine studies, as biotechnology company Moderna, Inc works with the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

The innovative study, opening at the NIHR Patient Recruitment Centre: Exeter at Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust this week, will see participants receive a first or second booster.

The first part of the study, which launched at sites including...

3 Skincare Products Worth Adding to Your Routine in 2022

Authored by Ellie Green
Posted: Thu, 03/31/2022 - 1:00pm

When was the last time you updated your skincare routine? Does it feel as though the products you use aren’t giving you much in terms of results? Has your skin type changed over the years or have you developed new/different concerns? These are all important questions to ask as your skin doesn’t stay the same throughout your life. You need to be willing to re-assess your current needs and address them accordingly. With that said, here’s a look at three skincare products that may be worth adding to your routine in 2022.

It’s Time to Switch Cleansers - Choose Something Effective, Yet...

5 Exercise tips for beginners

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Wed, 03/30/2022 - 9:48am

If you live a pretty sedentary lifestyle, the thought of going to the gym several times a week can be quite daunting. However, getting a bit more exercise can do wonders for your overall health. In fact, the NHS recommends at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise per week (spread out over 4-5 days), which will help you avoid future health issues like heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

So, how can you get started with a regular exercise routine if you haven’t had one before? In this article, we’ll discuss the five key exercise tips for beginners. Or, if you want some...

Devon Wellbeing Hub celebrates its first birthday

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 03/29/2022 - 10:57pm

One year ago today, the Devon Wellbeing Hub launched to support healthcare, social care and police staff impacted by COVID-19.

The Hub is one of 40 NHS mental health and wellbeing hubs that was set up across the country, funded by NHS England, in response to the impact of COVID-19. It is designed to be a place where someone concerned about their wellbeing can come, unpick their needs and be supported to get to the right services quickly. The service is free, completely confidential and can help with a range of issues, whether they’re related to the pandemic or not.

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Cases of flu, norovirus and Covid on the increase in Devon

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 03/29/2022 - 10:57am

Health officials are warning that cases of COVID-19 – and other diseases that normally circulate in winter – are rising.

Increased social contact is thought to be one of the factors behind an increase in illnesses, which include flu and norovirus, sometimes known as the “winter vomiting bug”.

Although most of England’s Covid-19 restrictions have ended, the health and care system in Devon remains busy, with continued high numbers of people in hospital with COVID-19 and staff absent due to the virus.

Flu and Norovirus cases are increasing, although still currently...

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