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Dr Atul Gawande: The Future of Medicine - The Idea of Wellbeing
BBC Radio 4

DNA mapping, free music downloads, collective energy buying

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The cancer researchers who believe a person's DNA could provide the key to new personalised treatments, tailored to the specific patient. Getting together with thousands of other people to negotiate the price of your gas and electricity has been seen as an effective way to reduce fuel bills, but why have so few people signed up for collective energy buying schemes? If you are invited to download your favourite music free of charge, should you assume the app or website is breaking the law?

Producer: Jonathan Hallewell
Presenter: Winifred Robinson.

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56 minutes

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Wed 8 May 2013 12:04
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