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Birth weight and breastfeeding

23 April 2014

Birth weight and breastfeeding could influence a baby's heart health later in life, according to research.

Can you afford to eat healthily?

23 April 2014

We've found over a third of the UK are priced out of eating healthily, but we're here to help.

Reducing salt consumption helps to save lives, says research

15 April 2014

New research shows reducing salt in our diets has helped save lives.

Simple ambulance test saves lives after heart attack, says study

15 April 2014

Simple ambulance test can save lives.

HeartRunners vs. the London Marathon

12 April 2014

Nearly 500 HeartRunners took part in the London Marathon.

Amateur photographer wins national competition

9 April 2014

An amateur photographer wins national competition and a BHF overseas commission.

Fighting the physical inactivity crisis

8 April 2014

We need to protect children's hearts by tackling the UK's physical inactivity epidemic.

Pulses could protect your heart

7 April 2014

A Mediterranean diet rich in beans, peas and lentils could lower your heart disease risk.

Chantler report gives green light for standardised cigarette packaging

3 April 2014

An independent report recommends introducing standardised packs for tobacco products.

High blood pressure patients not taking meds

3 April 2014

People are putting their health at risk by not taking their blood pressure medication, research claims.