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    Points for Life

    Points for Life

    As our children become more and more tech savvy, the danger of them becoming more and more sedentary runs parallel. And with that the future health of our nation, which is already creaking under the obesity epidemic, needs to be addressed at primary school level, if our children are to lead longer, healthier lives. Senator and former World 5000m champion, Eamonn Coghlan, is today launching his Points for Life scheme in conjunction with the Department of Education.

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2013/1209/491712-today-with-sean-o-rourke-monday-9-december-2013/?clipid=1373515
    Aoibhinn & Company with Professor Sir Stephen O'Rahilly

    Aoibhinn & Company with Professor Sir Stephen O'Rahilly

    This week, Aoibhinn spends an hour in the company of Professor Sir Stephen O'Rahilly. Originally from Dublin, Steve was recently knighted for his services to medical sciences. He is currently Professor of Clinical Biochemistry and Medicine at Cambridge University. Steve explains to Aoibhinn how he heard about the proposal to offer him an knighthood and how he decided to become a British citizen in order to accept the full honour. He described the ceremony at Windsor Castle. Steve was awarded his knighthood for his work in researching obesity and uncovering the genetic causes of some rare forms of obesity. He ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/aoibhinn-and-company/programmes/2013/0811/467546-aoibhinn-and-company-sunday-11-august-2013/?clipid=1286629
    Dead Fat

    Dead Fat

    Stephen Nolan is presenter of the Stephen Nolan Show on BBC Radio Ulster [Mon - Friday 9.00 - 10.30]. He recently made a BBC NI documentary called Dead Fat, in which he explored why 450 people die every year in Northern Ireland due to obesity; he also witnesses the autopsy of an obese woman. He joins Derek today to chat about the documentary and what he uncovered...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/mooney/programmes/2013/0129/365079-tuesday-january-29th-2013/?clipid=986587

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