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#Irish Heart Foundation

# irish-heart-foundation - Sunday 4 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Less than one-third of adults get enough exercise, but some workplaces want to change that Staying Active

Less than one-third of adults get enough exercise, but some workplaces want to change that

It’s recommended that adults get 30 minutes of moderate activity five times a week.

# irish-heart-foundation - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Eoin McLove is hosting a Father Ted quiz in Dublin to mark Dermot Morgan's 20th anniversary

It’s all in aid of the Irish Heart foundation.

# irish-heart-foundation - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Do taxes on sugary drinks actually work? Factcheck

FactCheck: Do taxes on sugary drinks actually work?

FactCheck delves into a dispute over the so-called sugar tax, which was announced in today’s Budget.

# irish-heart-foundation - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I remember seeing myself on the telly and thinking I looked terrible' Heart Failure

'I remember seeing myself on the telly and thinking I looked terrible'

Michael Lyster wants people to know the symptoms of heart failure, which affects about 90,000 people in Ireland.

# irish-heart-foundation - Monday 7 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The 'silent killer' that affects one million people in Ireland High Blood Pressure

The 'silent killer' that affects one million people in Ireland

“It’s a ticking bomb, people are walking around with diabetes and [high] blood pressure and they’re not aware that they have it.”

# irish-heart-foundation - Friday 12 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie If someone you know goes into cardiac arrest, you're their best chance of survival CPR

If someone you know goes into cardiac arrest, you're their best chance of survival

Every day, 13 people in Ireland die from sudden cardiac arrest.

# irish-heart-foundation - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Irish children are being deliberately targeted on Facebook by "junk food companies" Children

Irish children are being deliberately targeted on Facebook by "junk food companies"

The Irish Heart Foundation will launch its Who’s Feeding The Kids Online study into the marketing habits of top global brands later on this morning.

# irish-heart-foundation - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'He was fit as a fiddle' - At 27, Richie Doyle dropped dead on a football pitch Sudden Deaths

'He was fit as a fiddle' - At 27, Richie Doyle dropped dead on a football pitch

The families of young people who have died of SADS want to raise awareness so lives can be spared.

# irish-heart-foundation - Thursday 9 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'Ireland in the throes of an obesity epidemic' as schools provide junk food to teenagers Food For Thought This post contains a poll

'Ireland in the throes of an obesity epidemic' as schools provide junk food to teenagers

One in five teenagers is obese or overweight.

# irish-heart-foundation - Monday 23 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Strokes kill twice as many women in Ireland as breast cancer Heart Health

Strokes kill twice as many women in Ireland as breast cancer

Figures show 42% more women in Ireland than men die from stroke, though men have a greater chance of having a stroke.

# irish-heart-foundation - Friday 16 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar is off the booze for January On The Dry

Leo Varadkar is off the booze for January

The Minister is taking part in the Irish Heart Foundation’s abstinence campaign.

# irish-heart-foundation - Friday 2 January, 2015

From The42 Dublin GAA reveal special new jersey in support of Irish Heart Foundation Partnership

Dublin GAA reveal special new jersey in support of Irish Heart Foundation

The Dubs are backing the On The Dry™ campaign for January.

# irish-heart-foundation - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Fr Jack tells the Irish public to… not drink (too much) Heart Disease

Fr Jack tells the Irish public to… not drink (too much)

It’s part of a campaign by the Irish Heart Foundation asking people to cut back on their alcohol intake.

# irish-heart-foundation - Thursday 15 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Teenage girls sit or lie down for 19 hours a day – but what effect is it having on their heart? Research

Teenage girls sit or lie down for 19 hours a day – but what effect is it having on their heart?

Researchers at the University of Limerick have been granted funding to continue research into heart health.

From TheJournal.ie This Spotify playlist could help to save a life, says the Irish Heart Foundation Stayin Alive

This Spotify playlist could help to save a life, says the Irish Heart Foundation

And yes, Stayin’ Alive really is on it.

# irish-heart-foundation - Friday 9 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie "Shocking" lack of awareness of heart failure symptoms among Irish public Danger

"Shocking" lack of awareness of heart failure symptoms among Irish public

87 per cent of people surveyed mistook these symptoms for ‘normal signs of ageing”.

# irish-heart-foundation - Monday 28 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie PE teacher uses CPR to save the life of a Monaghan student who collapsed in class Lifesaver

PE teacher uses CPR to save the life of a Monaghan student who collapsed in class

The teacher, Enda Tourish, has been congratulated by An Taoiseach amongst others for his actions is saving Ryan Callan.

# irish-heart-foundation - Sunday 6 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Half of stroke patients suffer depression or anxiety and most don't get help Recovery

Half of stroke patients suffer depression or anxiety and most don't get help

The Irish Heart Foundation is urging speedy action from health authorities to ensure services focus on psychological as well as physical recovery.

# irish-heart-foundation - Thursday 23 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Plain cigarette packaging should be introduced 'as soon as possible' Tobacco

Plain cigarette packaging should be introduced 'as soon as possible'

A coalition of health groups are meeting this morning to urge that upcoming legislation be enacted.

# irish-heart-foundation - Saturday 2 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Celebs and sports stars urged not to advertise sugary drinks Sugar Tax

Celebs and sports stars urged not to advertise sugary drinks

The Irish Heart Foundation is continuing its call for the government to place a sugar tax on sugar-sweetened drinks.

# irish-heart-foundation - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Stroke deaths last year below 2,000 for first time in years World Stroke Day

Stroke deaths last year below 2,000 for first time in years

Figures also confirmed that almost twice as many women as men died from stroke.

# irish-heart-foundation - Thursday 10 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 31 per cent of teens eat "a lot" of junk food Heart Health

31 per cent of teens eat "a lot" of junk food

A new survey has shone a light on teenagers attitudes to health and nutrition.

# irish-heart-foundation - Monday 30 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Taking aspirin to prevent recurrent heart attacks 'ineffective for 1 in 5' Health

Taking aspirin to prevent recurrent heart attacks 'ineffective for 1 in 5'

A study by the Irish Heart Foundation shows that for 1 in 5 people taking the drug as a preventative measure, it might be ineffective.

# irish-heart-foundation - Thursday 19 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Tobacco industry 'needs to recruit 50 new smokers a day' to replace deceased and quitters Smoking

Tobacco industry 'needs to recruit 50 new smokers a day' to replace deceased and quitters

Research due to be launched by Minister James Reilly today found that teens are drawn to cigarettes in attractive packages because of the image they create.

# irish-heart-foundation - Thursday 5 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Charities call for 60 cent Budget hike in cigarette prices Up In Smoke

Charities call for 60 cent Budget hike in cigarette prices

The pre-Budget call from the Irish Cancer Society and the Irish Heart Foundation is aimed at tackling the “enormous economic cost of smoking-related illness”.

# irish-heart-foundation - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Two thirds of Irish adults are eating more fat than their body needs Fat Facts

Two thirds of Irish adults are eating more fat than their body needs

New stats on eating habits are being highlighted as part of a drive to reduce the number of heart disease and stroke victims. 10,000 people die annually as a result of the illnesses.

# irish-heart-foundation - Thursday 9 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie A man, woman or child dies from heart disease and stroke every hour in Ireland Happy Hearts Appeal

A man, woman or child dies from heart disease and stroke every hour in Ireland

Today marks the first day of the Irish Heart Foundation’s Happy Hearts Appeal, which it hopes will raise €500,000 over the next three days.

# irish-heart-foundation - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie More than 100k people diagnosed with stroke or coronary heart disease in 2012 Happy Hearts Appeal

More than 100k people diagnosed with stroke or coronary heart disease in 2012

Irish Heart Foundation is hoping to raise €500,000 in May of this year with their Happy Hearts Appeal.

# irish-heart-foundation - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Warning given ahead of destruction of heel prick tests results Sudden Cardiac Death

Warning given ahead of destruction of heel prick tests results

The Irish Heart Foundation has reminded families that the tests will be destroyed in five days times.

# irish-heart-foundation - Saturday 9 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie EC says Ireland is free to give grants for defibrillators Lifesavers

EC says Ireland is free to give grants for defibrillators

An enquiry by MEP Liam Aylward confirms that Government is forbidden under EU law to lift VAT rate on defibrillators – but that the EC says all states could give financial support to offset cost.

# irish-heart-foundation - Friday 19 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Ulster Bank customers can now donate to charities at ATMs Goodwill

Ulster Bank customers can now donate to charities at ATMs

The Giving Scheme was launched across Ireland and Northern Ireland yesterday.

# irish-heart-foundation - Monday 8 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Quitting smoking? New campaign uses social media to encourage people to quit Kick The Habit

Quitting smoking? New campaign uses social media to encourage people to quit

A map tracks the number of tweets sent across Ireland every week about quitting smoking – and asks people to support anyone trying to give up.

# irish-heart-foundation - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Dermot Morgan's sons to launch Heart Month Heart Month

Dermot Morgan's sons to launch Heart Month

Brothers Rob, Don and Ben Morgan – who lost their father to a heart attack 14 years ago – are urging people to avail of free blood pressure checks offered by the Irish Heart Foundation over September.

# irish-heart-foundation - Saturday 30 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie 35 Marathon Man: Alan Corcoran becomes first to run a lap of Ireland Endurance

35 Marathon Man: Alan Corcoran becomes first to run a lap of Ireland

The 21-year-old has completed his 917-mile roundtrip to raise funds for stroke awareness.

# irish-heart-foundation - Thursday 31 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie ‘Vast majority of smokers want to quit’ claims Reilly as No Tobacco Day marked Smoking

‘Vast majority of smokers want to quit’ claims Reilly as No Tobacco Day marked

The Minister underlined his commitment to reduce the number of young people taking up smoking as the World Health Organisation’s No Tobacco Day is marked.

# irish-heart-foundation - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Marathon man: Student plans to run 917 mile lap of Ireland in 35 days Endurance

Marathon man: Student plans to run 917 mile lap of Ireland in 35 days

Alan Corcoran is hoping to raise money for the Irish Heart Foundation’s stroke awareness campaign and already has the backing of one famous sportsman.

# irish-heart-foundation - Sunday 15 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Almost 60 per cent more women than men dying from stroke Stroke

Almost 60 per cent more women than men dying from stroke

New statistics have highlighted the risk of stroke amongst women in Ireland, showing that stroke kills twice as many women as breast cancer.

# irish-heart-foundation - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Pharmacists dispute health warnings over meal replacement products Weight Loss

Pharmacists dispute health warnings over meal replacement products

The Irish Pharmacy Union has disputed claims that over-the-counter meal replacement products can encouarge “a cycle of failure” in people attempting to manage their weight.

# irish-heart-foundation - Monday 26 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Irish Heart Foundation warns public over 'quick-fix' diets Dieting

Irish Heart Foundation warns public over 'quick-fix' diets

Those hoping to lose weight have been warned about over-the-counter meal replacement products, with experts saying that a slow approach is the only way to lose weight successfully and keep it off.

# irish-heart-foundation - Friday 9 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Column: 5 reasons why we need to hike taxes on cigarettes. (Yes, again.) Opinion

Column: 5 reasons why we need to hike taxes on cigarettes. (Yes, again.)

Significantly raising tobacco taxes would make us healthier, save the State money, and reduce inequality, writes Chris Macey.

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