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Heart Foundation gets behind Stoptober

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 12:57 pm | National Heart Foundation

Quitting smoking is the most important thing a person can do to reduce their risk of heart disease, says the Heart Foundation. More >>

Showcasing the newest member of the Tick family

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 12:23 pm | National Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation’s Tick family has grown even bigger with the introduction of ‘Two Ticks’, making it easier for Kiwis to identify the core foods used in a healthy diet. More >>

Heart Foundation welcomes new Medical Director

Wednesday, 14 May 2014, 2:18 pm | National Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation has appointed Associate Professor Gerard Devlin to the position of Medical Director. Dr Devlin will take up the position from the now retired Medical Director, Professor Norman Sharpe on 1 August 2014. More >>

New healthy heart eating guide

Wednesday, 6 November 2013, 11:27 am | National Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation is today launching a new ‘healthy heart’ food guide that will help encourage Kiwis to take simple steps towards eating better for their heart. The campaign is supported by the introduction of a modern and up-to-date take on ... More >>

New fresh food guidelines for school food

Wednesday, 20 March 2013, 11:20 am | National Heart Foundation

Healthier food choices in New Zealand schools will now be even easier with today’s launch of nutrient guidelines for non-packaged foods. More >>

Food in Schools Only One Part of the Solution

Wednesday, 10 October 2012, 4:15 pm | National Heart Foundation

A food in schools strategy is a great first step, but it should not overshadow the pressing need to address broader aspects of family poverty and healthy eating the Heart Foundation said today. More >>

New Zealand challenged to eradicate Rheumatic Fever

Friday, 23 September 2011, 9:54 am | National Heart Foundation

New Zealand has failed to curb rates of rheumatic fever – a life threatening ‘Third World disease’ now found almost exclusively in Maori and Pacific peoples. More >>

A Little Less Salt could make a Big Difference to Our Health

Monday, 21 March 2011, 9:32 am | National Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation will use this year’s Salt Awareness Week to urge New Zealanders to cut their daily salt intake by half a teaspoon. More >>

A Little Less Salt could make a Big Difference

Friday, 18 March 2011, 10:32 am | National Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation will use this year’s Salt Awareness Week to urge New Zealanders to cut their daily salt intake by half a teaspoon. More >>

Tobacco-Free NZ A Step Forward

Tuesday, 15 March 2011, 9:25 am | National Heart Foundation

A commitment to a tobacco free New Zealand is a major step forward for the health of future New Zealanders More >>

Rheumatic fever rates as indicator of NZ’s child health

Thursday, 10 February 2011, 3:18 pm | National Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation is calling for rheumatic fever, a third world disease affecting New Zealand’s most vulnerable communities, to be eradicated by 2020. This follows the release of an editorial in the New Zealand Medical Journal by Heart Foundation ... More >>

Foundation Welcomes Tightening of Tobacco Sales

Friday, 5 November 2010, 10:55 am | National Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation congratulates the government for the tobacco rules announced yesterday, which take a closer step to achieving the vision of a tobacco-free New Zealand. More >>

Heart Foundation funds cardiologist

Thursday, 7 October 2010, 3:35 pm | National Heart Foundation

Newly trained Auckland cardiologist, Khang Li Looi, recently awarded a Heart Foundation Research and Training Fellowship, is set to start new research that could help to save the lives of New Zealanders with an inherited predisposition to heart muscle ... More >>

Stomp out heart disease!

Friday, 1 October 2010, 9:45 am | National Heart Foundation

Sign up for the Heart Foundation 5km Run and Walk in this year’s adidas Auckland Marathon and help stomp out heart disease! More >>

Celebrities put their bodies to the test

Monday, 27 September 2010, 2:47 pm | National Heart Foundation

Eight Kiwi celebrities put their bodies to the test in September and raised a whopping $70,000 for the Heart Foundation’s Heart Health Research Trust. More >>

‘Know Your Numbers’ heart forecast tool launched

Monday, 3 May 2010, 9:15 am | National Heart Foundation

3 May 2010 ‘Know Your Numbers’ heart forecast tool launched today Heart Foundation launches website to help Kiwis take control of their heart health. More >>

Govt must take action on tobacco-related deaths

Wednesday, 10 March 2010, 1:38 pm | National Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation is calling for the government to take bold action to prevent Maori dying prematurely from tobacco related illnesses. More >>

Doctors On Bikes Complete Epic Journey To Bluff

Friday, 12 February 2010, 4:14 pm | National Heart Foundation

One of the biggest fundraising events in the Heart Foundation's history has seen a team of top cardiologists push their own cardiovascular systems to the limit - all in the name of heart health. More >>

Docs Battle Heart Disease by Cycling Length of NZ

Tuesday, 27 October 2009, 5:21 pm | National Heart Foundation

Gruelling February heat no match for health professionals committed to raising cash for heart research. One of the biggest fundraising events in the Heart Foundation's history will see a team of top cardiologists and health professionals complete an ... More >>

WASH study on salt highlights opportunity

Thursday, 23 July 2009, 9:52 am | National Heart Foundation

A new World Action on Salt and Health (WASH) study has highlighted significant differences in the salt levels of global food brands. More >>

 

 

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