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The Big Question: The Big Health Questions

Updated Friday 26th November 2004

Keeping healthy - and getting better. Emma and the team investigate health questions.

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The health issues investigated by The Big Question so far have been:

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If you'd like to take your interest in this area further, the Open University might have a course for you - regardless of where you live. Many OU courses are available worldwide, making use of the web, email and electronic conferencing. The exact range of courses available to you will depend on the country in which you live.

Understanding Health explores the fundamental questions about health: What is health? What influences our health and illness? How is health maintained and who is responsible for maintaining it?


For further information, take a look at our frequently asked questions which may give you the support you need.

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