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Health: Truth or Scare

Series 3

Episode 4

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Angela Rippon and Kevin Duala try to sort out the mixed media messages behind the health headlines. Today, on the hunt for the best way of looking after yourself, Angela goes to the gym to find out whether weights improve fitness more than aerobic exercise like running, walking or swimming. Kevin meets some women who have been scared off hormone replacement therapy by fears that it might cause breast cancer, and, amid media claims that it’s just quackery, Steve Brown investigates the truth behind Europe’s oldest complementary therapy, homeopathy. Show less


Angela Rippon
Kevin Duala
Steve Brown
Series Producer:
Gaby Koppel
Executive Producer:
Rowland Stone
Executive Producer:
Rob Unsworth

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