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Beat heart disease the natural way

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A natural approach to heart health being spearheaded by a local GP/medical herbalist and her team aims to help people avoid unnecessary medication.

Heart and stroke awareness day in Oranmore

A heart and stroke awareness day will take place in Nestor’s Supervalu, Oranmore on Friday, May 11.

Taoiseach launches Mayo Healthy Living Month

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“Take some simple steps to improve your health.” This is the call to action from local heart and stroke charity Croí, which has teamed up with the HSE in Mayo to launch the inaugural Mayo Healthy Living Month which takes place during May.

Students raise blood pressure awareness

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NUI Galway second-year biomedical science students recently organised a public blood pressure screening clinic.

Irish Natural Medicare at Staunton’s

Medically approved Bpro cardio screenings will be held in Staunton’s Pharmacy, Main Street, Castlebar, on Thursday February 16. These screenings are clinically proven to measure central aortic systolic pressure 99.7 per cent as accurate as an angiogram.

Mayo woman shortlisted for Astellas Changing Tomorrow Award

Anne Marie Walsh, a native of Claremorris, and her team, have been given national recognition for their remarkable efforts to improve the future for patients in Ireland. The Croí My Action — an innovative community based cardiovascular disease prevention programme — is one of 14 inspirational initiatives out of 109 projects entered, which have been shortlisted in this year’s Astellas Changing Tomorrow Awards.

Wanted, men and women to take part in white collar boxing for heart charity

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A local heart charity is seeking men and women to take part in a white collar boxing fundraiser in the city on the eve of St Patrick’s Day.

Fifty six per cent in heart disease prevention programme quit cigarettes

More than half the people taking part in an award winning cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention programme run by the heart and stroke charity Croí quit smoking - one of the risk factors for heart disease.

Check your cholesterol at Whelehans

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Shrink your risk of stroke

World Stroke Day 2011 is this Saturday October 29. Each year approximately 10,000 Irish people have a stroke, and sadly 2,000 people die as a result. It is estimated that 30,000 people are living in the community with a disability caused by a stroke. This makes stroke the third largest killer in Ireland, and the biggest cause of acquired disability.

 

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