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World Health Day takes place annually on 7th April—each year focusing on a particular aspect of health. The focus for 2012 is Ageing and health: Good health adds life to years. With this in mind, and having just listened to a mother speak of the death of her nineteen year old daughter Melissa from bulimia in 2009 (audio, 12 minutes), I wanted to take a look at the risk of death from bulimia.
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This documentary from the BBC, presented by the gorgeous and fantastically witty Sue Perkins, introduces us to historian and editor Helena Whitbread and gives us a glimpse of Anne Lister’s encoded diaries. Here’s a trailer: