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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

Childhood Obesity it’s time for drastic action

The Irish Heart Foundation launches Childhood Obesity Manifesto

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Policy News   |   12th Nov 2019

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

Obesity related diseases to claim more than 90 million lives

New report from the OECD reveals the economic and social costs of obesity

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Obesity News   |   11th 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

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

High blood pressure in children is on the rise

Increased number of children in Ireland suffering from high blood pressure

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Heart News   |   4th Jul 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