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Inside Health

BBC Radio 4

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Dr Mark Porter demystifies health issues, separating fact from fiction and bringing clarity to conflicting health advice, with the help of regular contributor GP Margaret McCartney

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InsHealth: Breast cancer, Drug hols, Meds & kids, Cardiac training 23 Apr 13

April 23rd, 2013

Episode 172 of 329 episodes

Breast Cancer prevention and new guidance from America to offer oestrogen blockers like Tamoxifen to women at high risk. If you are on long-term medication and suspect side effects - Margaret McCartney explains the benefits of taking a drug holiday. Why so many medicines prescribed by paediatricians are not licensed for use in children. And the science behind pulse rate monitors.

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