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Only quarter of 9 year olds get enough physical activity

New Growing Up In Ireland study shows majority of nine-year olds not meeting recommended levels of physical activity

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Policy News   |   8th Nov 2018

Majority favour ban on junk food advertising to kids

Irish Heart Foundation Poll finds majority in favour of banning junk food advertising to kids

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Policy News   |   7th Nov 2018

No room for complacency on new alcohol laws

The Irish Heart Foundation welcomes the implementation of the Public Health Alcohol Bill

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Policy News   |   6th Nov 2018

Majority of apps targeted at kids contain ads – US study

New US study finds 95 per cent of kids' apps contain ads

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Policy News   |   1st Nov 2018

Irish Heart Foundation statement re bequest from Mrs Elizabeth O’Kelly

Irish Heart Foundation statement re bequest from Mrs Elizabeth O’Kelly

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Policy News   |   31st Oct 2018

Obsolete equipment to treat stroke a threat to patients

Irish Heart Foundation protests over threat to thrombectomy equipment

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Policy News   |   29th Oct 2018

Kids from poorer backgrounds face more health difficulties

ESRI report Growing up in Ireland - health inequalities among 13 year olds

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Policy News   |   17th Oct 2018

Calls for 9pm watershed on advertising of junk food

Current legislation restricting marketing of junk food to kids not fit for purpose

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Policy News   |   17th Oct 2018