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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

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

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

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

More weight loss surgery urgently needed

RCPI Summer School on improving care for people who are overweight to take place next week

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Obesity News   |   20th Aug 2019

Sugar tax raises a sweet €24. 2 million for government

Todays marks the first anniversary of the introduction of the Sugar Sweetened Drinks Tax

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Policy News   |   1st May 2019

Screen time is not recommended for babies

New WHO guidelines on physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep for children under five

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Policy News   |   25th Apr 2019

Inaction on junk food marketing ‘deeply disappointing’

Irish Heart Foundation criticises inaction on junk food marketing to children

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Policy News   |   11th Feb 2019

We are living longer but lifestyles threaten health gains

Health in Ireland: Key Trends 2018 report

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Heart News   |   9th Jan 2019

Social disadvantage and health – EU Report

European Commission Report finds people with low levels of education being 'left by the wayside'

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Obesity News   |   26th Nov 2018

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