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Smoking takes 6,000 lives a year - World No Tobacco Day

The Irish Heart Foundation and Irish Cancer Society to call on Government to do more to help smokers kick the habit - World No Tobacco Day (Friday 31 May).

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Policy News   |   31st May 2019

Child poverty linked to poorer health

DeepEnd Ireland conference to discuss child health inequality

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Policy News   |   29th May 2019

Health inequalities emerge in children as young as three

New study shows Irish children at health disadvantage from the age of three

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Policy News   |   23rd May 2019

Parents bring concerns on junk food marketing to Minister

Minister Catherine Byrne TD, met with members of the Irish Heart Foundation’s Parents’ Jury to discuss ways to tackle junk food marketing

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Policy News   |   20th May 2019

Opt-out organ donation will save lives

Warm welcome for move to opt out system for organ donation

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Policy News   |   3rd May 2019

Sugar tax raises a sweet €24. 2 million for government

Todays marks the first anniversary of the introduction of the Sugar Sweetened Drinks Tax

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Policy News   |   1st May 2019

Screen time is not recommended for babies

New WHO guidelines on physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep for children under five

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Policy News   |   25th Apr 2019

Cycling and walking are good for your heart and the planet

Health bodies call on Government to embed active travel targets in Climate Action Plan.

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Policy News   |   18th Apr 2019