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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

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

Air pollution a major cause of heart disease

Ireland’s first ever Climate Change Action Plan for Health has been published by the Department of Health and the HSE

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Policy News   |   4th Nov 2019

Mind your heart and your head – Dublin heart failure event

Operation Transformation psychologist to address Dublin heart failure meeting

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Heart News   |   31st Oct 2019

Healthy treats for Halloween

Our expert dietitian Sarah Noone suggests some healthy alternatives for Halloween treats that won’t scare the kids

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Nutrition News   |   30th Oct 2019

Cork lunch to hear reality of living with Long QT Syndrome

The Irish Heart Foundation's 2019 Cork Luncheon takes place on Friday 8th November

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Heart News   |   30th Oct 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

New legislation banning sale of e-cigs to children welcome

Irish Heart Foundation welcomes new legislation proposing ban of e-cigarettes to children

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Policy News   |   25th Oct 2019