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Girls in Ireland less active than boys

A new global study has found that adolescents worldwide are not meeting the recommended levels of physical activity

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Policy News   |   22nd Nov 2019

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

Irish companies awarded for minding employees’ hearts

The 2019 Irish Heart Foundation Healthy Eating and Active at Work awards saw more than 100 companies celebrated

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Nutrition 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

Feeding the homeless heart healthy meals

The Dublin Simon Community Treatment Service will receive a silver award at the Irish Heart Foundation Healthy Eating Awards next week

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Nutrition News   |   15th Nov 2019

e-cigarettes damage the heart, brain and lungs

New study shows e-cigarettes can damage the heart

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Policy News   |   14th 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