Farmers have Hearts

2015-05-20 Conor Sheahan on the TV3 NewsBalinatona farmer Conor Sheahan appeared on the TV3 news yesterday revealing his shock at how a free health check at a mart revealed he was obese and at risk of a heart attack. He heeded the advice, changed his diet and lost a stone in a few months.

See the video on the TV3 Player (from 14:35 to 16:10)

The piece is on the back of a survey reporting that farmers are seven times more likely than normal to die from heart disease – see this article on the Irish Independent.


Agriland: Farmers 7 times more likely to die from heart disease

Irish Heart Foundation: Farmers have Hearts

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Conor has uploaded the video of the interview


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