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15 Feb 2011 | News

It is estimated that about 60% of adults and about 20% of children and teens in the Republic of Ireland are either overweight or obese. These percentages are expected to rise. To help tackle the obesity epidemic; policy makers, practitioners and the community should be able to access all the relevant information they need in a timely manner. Today, a new obesity information website called the Obesity Hub (http://obesity.thehealthwell.info) was launched in Cork.

26 Jan 2011 | News

The number of people in Northern Ireland living with serious breathing difficulties (chronic airflow obstruction) is expected to rise by 21% by 2020, according to new research by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH).

26 Jan 2011 | News

The number of people in the Republic of Ireland living with serious breathing difficulties (chronic airflow obstruction) is expected to rise by 40% by 2020, according to new research by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH).

13 Jan 2011 | News

The continuing increase in the use of private cars for most journeys, including short and uncomplicated travel, highlights the need to strengthen policies which promote active travel – according to research by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH).

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