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Australian women are putting their heart health at risk by not being active enough – and the National Heart Foundation of Australia is urging women to get moving as Go …

As part of the Heart Foundation’s annual Go Red for Women campaign the charity has issued a warning to health professionals and women everywhere to take heart health seriously. National …

Australian parents need to relax their guard, allow their children to play outdoors and enjoy all the benefits that physical activity brings, the National Heart Foundation said today. National Heart …

Australians are choosing discretionary food – foods that are high in energy but low in nutritional value – over fruits and vegetables, according to results from the Australian Health Survey …

The latest ABS National Accounts figures show Australia’s world leading plain packaging laws have sent tobacco consumption plunging to yet another record low. The figures released for the March quarter …

Pymble Public School students have pulled off the spectacular by spelling out a giant-size version of the Heart Foundation’s physical activity campaign theme “Move More, Sit Less!” in Sydney. The …

Preventable acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease continue to affect Indigenous communities in Australia, largely due to social disadvantage – but a new program, known as “END RHD CRE” …

In a push toward a nationally coordinated physical activity strategy, the Heart Foundation’s “Move More, Sit less” campaign, launched this week for Heart Week 2015, aims to raise awareness around …

Australian Health Survey data for 2011–12 indicate that about 10% of the population has hypertensive disease, 10% asthma and 10% depression. General Practitioners report that the most common chronic diseases …

The Heart Foundation has reviewed its position on fish oil, and is now urging Australians to eat two to three serves of fish (including oily fish) each week. The Heart, …

 The National Heart Foundation says the release of the Cardiovascular disease, diabetes and chronic kidney disease—Australian facts: risk factors report is another wake up call for the Federal Government to …