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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

Excessive alcohol consumption harms your heart

Learn about the effects of overconsumption of alcohol on your heart

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Heart News   |   18th 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

Weight loss surgery cuts risk of fatal heart attacks

A new study has found that weight loss surgery is hugely beneficial for heart health in people with severe obesity.

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Obesity News   |   11th Nov 2019

World Stroke Day 2019- Women more likely to die from stroke

On World Stroke Day 2019 women are urged to be aware of stroke signs and act FAST

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Stroke News   |   29th Oct 2019

Heart attack survivors struggle to make lifestyle changes

A new study of heart attack survivors shows many struggle with risk factors

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Heart News   |   21st Oct 2019

Over a quarter of adults have high cholesterol and high BP

High number of people affected by both high blood pressure and high cholesterol

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Heart News   |   18th Oct 2019

High BP in pregnancy increases future risk of heart disease

New study highlights links between high blood pressure in pregnancy and heart disease in later life

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Heart News   |   1st Oct 2019

Get your heart checked at the Ploughing

The Irish Heart Foundation offering free heart health checks at the 2019 National Ploughing Championships

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Heart News   |   13th Sep 2019

Vegetarian diet linked to lower heart disease risk – study

Vegetarian diet linked to lower risk of heart disease

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Nutrition News   |   6th Sep 2019

Preventing stroke could also prevent some dementias

Stroke prevention can also lead to the prevention of some dementias

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Stroke News   |   11th Jul 2019

New HSE tool helps people manage their medicines

New HSE campaign will help people keep track of their medicines and ensure they are taking them safely

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Heart News   |   9th Jul 2019