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Critical Response: An Hour To Save Your Life

Critical Response: An Hour To Save Your Life Copyrighted image Credit: Boundless Productions / BBC
Updated 25 Feb 2014
A new Open University/BBC co-production, An Hour To Save Your Life, examines the revolution in emergency medical treatment in the UK.

Waste products; wasted time; wasted lives: What does a lack of access to sanitation mean?

Waste products; wasted time; wasted lives: What does a lack of access to sanitation mean? Copyrighted image Credit: Pam Furniss
Introductory Level Duration 10 mins Updated 08 Jun 2011
Over two and half billion people have no access to sanitation - and that means a lot of people being exposed to health risks. What can be done?

Princes and placebos: A Brief History

Princes and placebos: A Brief History Creative commons image Credit: Kuwait-Ra'ed Qutena under CC-BY-NC-SA licence
Introductory Level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 Sep 2004
Freelance journalist Jane Feinmann reviews the history of changing attitudes to alternative medicine.