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Campaign to take on childhood obesity 21st October 2013

Safefood is urging parentsto make practical changes to everyday lifestyle habits such as portion sizes, drinks and screen time to make a big difference to the health and wellbeing of children.

Alcohol and breastfeeding 10th September 2013

What does research tell us?

Breastfeeding and Work 04th March 2013

It is important that mothers are supported to continue to breastfeed when they go back to work. The WHO, Department of Health and HSE recommend that children are exclusively breastfed for 6 months.

HSE encourages people to ‘Keep Active’ 21st December 2012

At this time of year, with the shorter days, rain and cold, sitting by the fire watching TV often feels like the best option. However, getting more active is a great way to improve your health and your mood.

National   Breastfeeding Week 01st October 2012

Good health begins with breastfeeding

Get walking 09th January 2012

HSE encourages everyone to get walking with Operation Transformation 18th October 2011

A one-stop information source on how to get involved in physical activity in Ireland

National Breastfeeding Week 2011 30th September 2011

HSE Promotes National Breastfeeding Week 1st – 7th October 2011

You can quit 13th June 2011

1 in every 2 smokers will die of a tobacco related disease

Busy Bodies 31st January 2011

Busy Bodies Adolescent Development programme.

HSE Launches Sexual Health Campaign 01st December 2010

HSE urges use of condoms to prevent HIV/AIDS and STIs

TAKE CARE 20th October 2010

Strategies towards responsible alcohol consumption for adolescents in Europs

National Breastfeeding Week 30th September 2010

National Breastfeeding week, 1st - 8th October

Your Service, Your Say 15th September 2010

The HSE wants to hear from you - HSE launches public information campaign on its â??Your Service, Your Sayâ?? comments and complaints service

Junior Cert Results 10th September 2010

Junior Cert results night should be unforgettable for the right reasons.

National Drug Awareness Campaign 07th July 2010

Legal or illegal highs ... anything but safe

Vitamin D and your baby 09th June 2010

Vitamin D supplementation for infants

Your drinking, their drinking 16th March 2010

Messages for adults, parents and guardians this St Patrick’s Day from the HSE.

Fancy a holiday 16th February 2010

By smoking 20 cigarettes a day you will spend over €3000 per year. Think what that could buy.

Valentine Flowers 12th February 2010

Thinking of sending flowers this Valentine’s? Don’t forget to look after your own ‘Sexuality Flower’!

Don’t Sweat It 04th December 2009

A head to toe guide to personal care and hygiene.

Standard drinks report 06th September 2009

HSE launches latest report on the strength of alcoholic drinks.

Sexual Health 05th September 2009

New research on sexual health promotion for young adults with an intellectual disability.

Pandemic (H1N1) 12th August 2009

Information on Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 is available on

Look after your mental health 29th July 2009

The HSE National Office for Suicide Prevention today launched information material and advice on looking after your mental health in tough economic times.

Get Ireland Active 11th June 2009

The Department of Health and Children and the Health Service Executive have launched The National Guidelines on Physical Activity for Ireland –‘Get Ireland Active’

Stub it out!... 18th May 2009

HSE launches new research as part of a campaign to help smokers quit.

Community Games 05th May 2009

Children helped treasured mascot Oltan the Owl launch the HSE Community Games National Finals.

Underage drinking 20th April 2009

The HSE is today releasing new research as part of a campaign aimed at delaying the age at which young people start to drink.

Little Steps to eating well and being active 30th March 2009

Research conducted by HSE and safefood for the ‘Little Steps’ campaign, suggests that parents are making positive changes to their children’s diet and physical activity levels.

Galway Utd Support Smokers’ Quitline 24th February 2009

To highlight National No Smoking Day, February 25th, Galway United are urging smokers to take the first positive steps towards quitting.

Have a safe Valentines! 12th February 2009

Make sure you have a happy and safe Valentines Day! Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) are on the increase. Many STIs have no signs or symptoms, but they can have devastating consequences for health and fertility if left untreated.

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