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"I’d always hated talking about my heart condition. But sometimes you need to talk."

10 October 2013

Read how Josh, a teenager with a heart condition, found his voice.

Larger health warnings for cigarette boxes but no slims ban

8 October 2013

MEPs have voted for larger health warnings on cigarette packs but have rejected a ban on slims.

Political steel can make standardised packs a reality

7 October 2013

Our blog explores how important tobacco control legislation can become a reality against the odds.

UK cigarette health warnings ‘not up to the job’

7 October 2013

Our cross-hemisphere poll shows more teens in Australia are put off smoking by cigarette packs than in the UK.

Charity fundraising legend reaches new heights in latest challenge

4 October 2013

Charity fundraising legend, Lloyd Scott, reaches new heights in charity challenge.

First trial of new cholesterol drug

3 October 2013

A new treatment could offer hope for people with high cholesterol who are resistant to statins.

Exercising in free time could lower risk of high blood pressure

30 September 2013

New research shows exercising could help to lower blood pressure risk

Nightriders come out in force for BHF

30 September 2013

Over a thousand cyclists complete the Manchester to Blackpool Night Ride

World Heart Day

28 September 2013

How one woman is teaching her son the importance of heart health

Fruit and vegetables help prevent heart deaths, major research shows

27 September 2013

Eating lots of fruit and veg is great news for your heart, according to a major study