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WHNews: identity after 50; children's injuries - spotting abuse

April 16th, 2015

Episode 199 of 764 episodes

Personal identity after 50 - does your sense of self change, and is it a good time to set new life goals? Columnist Juliet Rix, actor Claire Dyson, and university course director Susan Rowland share their thoughts and experiences. Plus children's accidental injuries and social services - how can doctors tell when a bruise is caused by abuse? Parent Sally Sutherland describes her experiences, and Geoff Debelle, Consultant Paediatrician at Birmingham Children's Hospital and child protection lead for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, explains how doctors identify non-accidental bruises. Wedding dress choice - why are they such a hotly contested minefield? Justine Picardie of Harpers Bazaar and Kenya Hunt of Elle share their views. Plus Jill Bialosky on her book History Of A Suicide, looking back on her late sister's life.

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