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Failing to provide a healthy future for our children

Major landmark report from the UN, WHO and the Lancet calls for tighter regulation of junk food marketing to children

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Policy News   |   19th Feb 2020

Sitting for too long linked to risk of depression in teens

A new study has found that sitting for too long can increase risk of depression in teenagers

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Policy News   |   18th Feb 2020

Half of Irish school children cannot kick a ball properly

Half of Irish school children cannot kick a ball properly - new study

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Policy News   |   27th Jan 2020

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