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#Institute of Public Health

# institute-of-public-health - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Irish children from deprived families twice as likely to be exposed to second-hand-smoke

32.7% of nine-year-olds from Ireland’s lowest-income families are exposed to secondary smoke daily.

# institute-of-public-health - Monday 10 October, 2016

Over a third of young people drink sugary drinks most days of the week

Revenue Commissioners estimate that 411.3 million litres of SSDs were sold in Ireland in 2014.

# institute-of-public-health - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

More than half of Irish people over 50 have two or more chronic diseases

This number is likely to rise dramatically by the end of this decade, a conference on public health heard yesterday.

# institute-of-public-health - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Ireland 'not immune to global epidemic of obesity and diabetes'

The number of people in Ireland living with diabetes expected to rise by 30 per cent over the ten years to 2020.