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Exercise helps recovery from heart disease and stroke

New report from the European Heart Network highlights the benefits of phsyical activity for all

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Policy News   |   23rd Jan 2020

Smoking cost the health service €172 million in 2016

A new study has found that smoking and second hand smoke cost the public health service an estimated €172 million in 2016

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Heart News   |   20th Jan 2020

High rate of e-cigarette use among teenagers a concern

Irish Heart Foundation and Irish Cancer Society call for prompt action to reduce youth e-cigarette use

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Policy News   |   9th Jan 2020

Teens say e-cig brands targeting them with sweet flavours

Minister for Health Simon Harris launches Irish Heart Foundation and Irish Cancer Society e-cigarette flavours and packaging research

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Policy News   |   9th Dec 2019

Volunteers are at the heart of everything we do

Celebrating our wonderful volunteers on international volunteer day 2019

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Policy News   |   5th Dec 2019

Junk food marketing complaints just tip of the iceberg

Of 26 complaints published in the latest ASAI bulletin almost a quarter represent junk food marketing

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Policy News   |   26th Nov 2019

Girls in Ireland less active than boys

A new global study has found that adolescents worldwide are not meeting the recommended levels of physical activity

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Policy News   |   22nd Nov 2019

Smoking rates down but more needed to tackle obesity

The 2019 Healthy Ireland Survey finds less smokers but 60 per cent of people are obese or overweight

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Policy News   |   20th Nov 2019