Inside Health

BBC Radio 4


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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April 3rd, 2012

Episode 83 of 329 episodes

Should prescriptions be free for everyone? They already are in Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland - so why aren't they in England? And as the vaccination campaign for young girls against the virus which causes cervical cancer and genital warts gains momentum - are boys losing out? There are confusing statistics surrounding the debate over the use of bicycle helmets for both adults and children. GP Margaret McCartney uses her own risk analysis to work out how to keep herself safe and fit.

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