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Spotlights

The Health Well Spotlights highlight the very latest news, reports, research and events taking place in the field of public health.

Title Date
E-cigarettes safer than smoking says long-term study 07 Feb 2017
Cancer cases among women are rising six times faster than in men, according to new research. 03 Feb 2017
Draft Belfast Bicycle Network 2017 - Consultation 25 Jan 2017
European Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 23 Jan 2017
Eating certain foods that have been cooked at high temperatures could be linked to cancer, according to health officials 23 Jan 2017
New report from WHO offers global resource on using the law to improve health 17 Jan 2017
Meeting the physical activity guidelines at the weekend still found to produce significant health benefits 10 Jan 2017
Consultation now open on proposals to ban smoking in cars carrying children in Northern Ireland 09 Jan 2017
Department of Health publishes Health in Ireland Key Trends 2016 21 Dec 2016
Study shows that all of the most likely industry responses to the UK SSB tax have the potential to improve health 16 Dec 2016
Latest report from the National Cancer Registry shows that cancer rates may have plateaued 15 Dec 2016
Minister announces expansion of the Warmth & Wellbeing scheme 12 Dec 2016
Junk food advertising in the UK is to be banned across all children's media to help tackle childhood obesity 08 Dec 2016
Tesco Ireland cuts sugar content in all own brand soft drinks 07 Dec 2016
New healthy eating and food pyramid guidelines launched for Ireland 06 Dec 2016
As temperatures drop across the UK, Public Health England issues cold weather warning 29 Nov 2016
Results of the Irish Health Survey now available from CSO 17 Nov 2016
Health Survey Northern Ireland: First Results 2015/16 report now available 15 Nov 2016
World Diabetes Day 2016 14 Nov 2016
New Safefood report looks at the effects of shift work on health 24 Oct 2016