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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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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?





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