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Episode 1

Going behind the headlines to give you the definitive answers to your health questions. Can you be fat and fit? Could you improve your health by staying in bed longer? Should we all be taking an Aspirin pill to help us live longer? Michael Mosley is joined by a team of doctors who use their expertise to get to the bottom all those health claims.

Dr Chris van Tulleken examines what diseases lurk on Britain's hands; Dr Saleyha Ahsan has some simple tips that could allow you to save a life; and surgeon Gabriel Weston witnesses brain surgery without a knife.

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1 hour

Last on

Tue 21 Jan 2014 01:20

Issues covered

Issues covered

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Meet the team

Meet the team

Find out more about our four presenters: Michael Mosley, Miss Gabriel Weston, Dr Chris van Tulleken and Dr Saleyha Ahsan.


Role Contributor
PresenterMichael Mosley
ProducerAlex Freeman
DirectorAlex Freeman
Series ProducerRob Liddell
Executive ProducerCraig Hunter
PresenterGabriel Weston
PresenterChris van Tulleken
PresenterSaleyha Ahsan

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