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Exercise for your heart

Just like our other muscles, the heart needs to be exercised to work to its full potential. Being active is an important factor in maintaining cardiovascular wellbeing – it can lower your risk of heart attack and stroke. Did you know that achieving the recommended physical activity targets can reduce your mortality by up to 50 per cent?

Free blood pressure checks and public talk

Do you or someone you know have high blood pressure, or are you taking medication to manage blood pressure? If so, you are invited to a free blood pressure check and public talk by heart expert Dr Faisal Sharif on Wednesday, July 10, in the Croí Heart & Stroke Centre, Newcastle, Galway.

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Supermacs Fun day Fundraiser in aid of Regina’s Fight For Life

Boost as $30m funding secured for medtech pioneer WhiteSwell

Awareness of heart failure is increasing, particularly locally with Galway native Michael Lyster living with the condition and sharing his experience.

A win that had family at its heart

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It was something else, something raw tugging at so many heartstrings.

Take part in the Streets and run like the divil through the heart of the city

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On Saturday week, the 32nd Streets of Galway will be held, bringing thousands of runners though the heart of the city.

Happy Heart volunteers wanted

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This May Irish Heart is encouraging volunteers in Mayo to help sell their iconic happy hearts and raise vital funds to save lives from sudden cardiac arrest, which claims 5,000 lives in Ireland every year. Money raised for the Happy Heart Appeal will go towards Irish Heart’s CPR programmes to create lifesavers in every community in Ireland. Starting CPR can double a person’s chance of survival.

Free patient event for adults living with an ICD

A special information meeting for people living with an implantable cardiovertor defibrillator will take place in Galway on Saturday September 3.

A trip to the barbers could save your life, says Croi

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Week Seven of The Irish Times and Pfizer Healthy Town Focuses on Heart Health 

Week seven of The Irish Times and Pfizer Healthy Town will focus on the importance of looking after your heart.

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