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Health Defence Blog

Welcome to the Health Defence Blog - a blog about health, wellness and a healthier you. Brought to you by the Health Defence team at Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland, you'll find up-to-date information on a range of topics from what's in your food to the latest advice on e-cigarettes!

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Health Defence Scotland

December 6, 2019

Balls and Boccia

Balls and Boccia What do you get if you combine a group of 20 people, 60 coloured balls and an empty room? A room filled with light, laughter, activity and...

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Hilda Campbell

November 29, 2019

Care for your heart. It matters and so do you.

Care for your heart. It matters and so do you. Sometimes we know what we should be doing. But getting the motivation to do it? Well, that’s another story! We...

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Health Defence Scotland

November 8, 2019

Hosepipes and Hearts

Hosepipes and hearts So what has a hosepipe got to do with your heart? Have you ever turned the hose on and found it has sprung a leak? Have you...

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Health Defence Scotland

October 31, 2019

Do YOU know your numbers?

Do YOU know your numbers? There are so many numbers that we collect that are connected to our health. Some of these we collect without thinking about it. For example...

Dave Bertin

Guest blogger: Dave Bertin - CHSS Voices Scotland Lead

September 21, 2018

Emotional Intelligence – what is it and why is it important?

We often talk about people’s intelligence in terms of how clever they are, the number of qualifications, the knowledge they have or just a general sense of their mental standing....

Dave Bertin

Guest blogger: Dave Bertin - CHSS Voices Scotland Lead

August 20, 2018

Building resilience in the workplace (and for life!)

The concept of resilience has gained attention recently. Sadly because it seems that more people are often feeling stressed and worn out. When we are worn out, we are less...

***Disclaimer: always seek medical advice before starting a new diet, exercise regime or medication. The information in these articles is not a substitute for professional advice from a GP, registered dietitian or other health practitioner.

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