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Kids who live near junk food outlets more likely to be obese

A new US study has found that children that live nearer to junk food outlets more likely to be overweight or obese

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Policy News   |   5th Nov 2019

Air pollution a major cause of heart disease

Ireland’s first ever Climate Change Action Plan for Health has been published by the Department of Health and the HSE

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Policy News   |   4th Nov 2019

New legislation banning sale of e-cigs to children welcome

Irish Heart Foundation welcomes new legislation proposing ban of e-cigarettes to children

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Policy News   |   25th Oct 2019

Budget 2020 does not do enough to drive down smoking rates

Irish Heart Foundation reaction to Budget 2020

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Policy News   |   8th Oct 2019

Green Health Symposium 2019

Symposium on the challenges to health posed by climate change to take place in Dublin next month

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Policy News   |   4th Oct 2019

Dismay at Skerries fast food restaurant approval

Irish Heart Foundation dismayed at Skerries fast food restaurant approval

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Policy News   |   6th Sep 2019

Donegal parents want ban on junk food marketing to kids

Irish Heart Foundation's 'Stop Targeting Kids' campaign heads to Donegal

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Policy News   |   28th Aug 2019

State needs more action for a tobacco free Ireland

Irish Heart Foundation pre-budget submission 2020

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Policy News   |   15th Aug 2019