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Introduction of sugar tax postponed

The sugar tax which was planned to be introduced on 06 April, will now not be introduced until 01 May.

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Policy News   |   3rd Apr 2018

Flu increases risk of heart attack – another reason to get vaccinated

People who have had the flu or pneumonia may be six times more likely to suffer from a heart attack or stroke

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Heart News   |   28th Mar 2018

Rugby stars wear hearts on sleeves to save lives

Munster and Leinster rugby stars to wear hearts on their sleeves at two matches to raise funds the Irish Heart Foundation

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CPR News   |   26th Mar 2018

Children to consume 460 tonnes of sugar this Easter

Irish children will consume at least five million Easter eggs or 460 tonnes of sugar this weekend

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Policy News   |   26th Mar 2018

New research underscores link between depression and poor heart health

People with symptoms of depression may have a higher risk of developing atrial fibrillation; a common heart rhythm disorder that can lead to heart failure and stroke - new study

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Heart News   |   26th Mar 2018

Children at obesity clinic have risk factors for heart disease

40 per cent of children presenting to the specialist weight management service at Temple Street Children’s Hospital in Dublin already have risk factors for heart disease.

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Heart News   |   22nd Mar 2018

The more you drink the faster your heart beats

The more alcohol you drink, the higher your heart rate gets, new research presented at a major conference organised by the European Society of Cardiology has found.

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Heart News   |   20th Mar 2018

Middle aged men in Ireland at high risk of suicide

Middle aged men in Ireland at high risk of suicide

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Policy News   |   16th Mar 2018

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