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Obesity is a condition, not just a risk factor – WHO

Overweight and obesity have reached epidemic proportions in the WHO European Region

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Obesity News   |   12th May 2022

World Obesity Day – Act to protect kids from junk food marketing

World Obesity Day 2022 - Everybody needs to act

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Obesity News   |   4th Mar 2022

Government must do more to tackle childhood obesity

Government must do more to tackle childhood obesity

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Obesity News   |   8th Dec 2021

New Cardiovascular Health Policy urgently needed

The Irish Heart Foundation calls for new cardiovascular health policy at the Oireachtas

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Policy News   |   21st Jun 2021

Majority favour banning celebrity endorsement of junk food

Ireland faces losing a generation of children to obesity-related disease

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Obesity News   |   22nd Apr 2021

Public urged to demand clear, honest food labelling

Irish Heart Foundation calls for clearer labelling on foods

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Policy News   |   4th Mar 2021

Children in disadvantaged schools at higher risk of obesity

The latest results from the Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative (COSI)

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Obesity News   |   15th Oct 2020

Tackling obesity more urgent than ever

The Irish Heart Foundation urges the Government to follow UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s lead through tough new actions to tackle obesity.

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Policy News   |   27th Jul 2020

Programme for Government plan on childhood obesity welcome

The Irish Heart Foundation has welcomed provisions contained in the new Programme for Government document

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Obesity News   |   16th Jun 2020

Obesity and COVID-19

Why are people living with obesity at increased risk of severe disease with Covid-19?

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Coronavirus News   |   22nd May 2020

Half of ICU coronavirus patients have chronic heart disease

New figures show half of covid-19 patients in ICU have chronic heart disease

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Coronavirus News   |   8th May 2020

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