Spotlights

The challenge is inspired by an initiative from Oklahoma where Mayor Mick Cornett decided to take action in 2007. Due to the high levels of obesity in USA, Mayor Cornett announced that the city was “going on a diet”. He challenged the citizens of Oklahoma...

Academics and researchers from University College Cork’s Department of Epidemiology and Public Health have announced details of the Mitchelstown follow up study. The study seeks to understand the causes and underlying trends of heart disease and diabetes...

Mick Wallace has suggested Ireland follow San Francisco’s lead and ban giving away a free toy with fast food. In a recent parliamentary question, Wallace asked Health Minister Leo Varadkar if he thinks such promotions “can place undue pressure on parents...