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First part in an exciting new 5-part medical history series for BBC1 taking a look at how healthcare has changed over the decades using archive and contributor interviews to take a trip down memory... lane and chart progress that has been made. The third episode takes a look at pioneering IVF treatment and the importance it played in so many women's lives; the treatment of TB; how the AIDS virus was portrayed in the press and the ensuing government campaign; plus the dreaded dentist and how things have drastically changed since the days when dentures were the norm.
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Series: A picture of health
Episode 3
First transmission date: 29-02-2012
Published: 2012
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Duration: 00:43:25
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Producer: Julie Beanland
Presenter: Larry Lamb
Narrator: Kelly Hunter
Contributors: Fiona Armstrong; Keith Easter; Jonathan Grimshaw; Lillian Howes; Virginia Howes; Jenny Joy; Larry Lamb; Derek Lawrence; Grace McDonald; Alastair McLean; Tom O'Connor; Nicholas Parsons; Paul Ross; John Shneerson; Miriam Stoppard; Dolly Terfus; s Charlie Townsend
Publisher: BBC Open University
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Production number: FKIN873E
Videofinder number: 82457
Available to public: no