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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World Emoji Day

A reminder on World Emoji Day that sleeping, moving more, eating well, and not smoking are all keys to a healthy heart!

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