Strategies for improving your environmental health!

What surrounds you each day in your home, work, or neighborhood and the resources available to you can affect your health. You can’t always choose what’s in the environments you live, work, or play in. But taking small steps to make your environments safer and limiting your exposure to potentially harmful substances can help keep you healthier.

The above lines are from the article entitled “Environmental Wellness Toolkit” originally posted on the website of the National Institutes of Health.

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Why the heart matters: a cardiologist’s perspective | WHO

Sharing her experience as a cardiologist in Kyiv, Ilona highlights the importance of continuing medical education and the need for better investment in the next generation of cardiologists.

The above lines are from the article entitled “Why the heart matters: a cardiologist’s perspective” originally posted on the website of the World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe.

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Physical activity: the key for our heart health

Everyone needs physical activity to stay healthy. But it can be hard to find the time in your busy routine.

The above lines are from the article entitled “Run. Dance. Play. What’s your move?” originally posted on the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion website.

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Heart Health and Pregnancy

During pregnancy, your heart is working harder than usual to pump blood to you and your baby. Sometimes, the extra stress exposes risks to your heart health that were there before you got pregnant. The stress can also cause new problems to emerge during pregnancy.

The above lines are from the article entitled “Heart Health and Pregnancy” originally posted on the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute website.

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Mental health institutions and the COVID-19 crisis

This film is a story about what life under lockdown has been like for people using or providing mental health services, and especially for those living in social care homes. The story captures the voices of service users and mental health professionals in Croatia, which illustrates well the experiences across Europe as a whole during the COVID-19 crisis.

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