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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

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

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

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

One in five 5-year olds overweight or obese

Growing Up In Ireland study shows childhood obesity a concern

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Obesity News   |   21st Feb 2019

Children presenting with Type 2 diabetes due to obesity

Young children presenting with diabetes

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Obesity News   |   25th Jan 2019

Smoking, diabetes increase heart attack risk more in women

New study shows high blood pressure, smoking and diabetes increase heart attack risk more in women than in men

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Heart News   |   8th Nov 2018

Stroke threatens everyone

Joint statement on stroke from the World and European Stroke Organisations (WSO and ESO), the World Federation and the European Academy of Neurology (WFN and EAN)

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Stroke News   |   20th Sep 2018

Chocolate may reduce heart failure risk but beware

Study suggests chocolate in moderation can reduce risk of heart failure

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Nutrition News   |   29th Aug 2018