We've all seen the headlines about mobile phones. If you believed everything you read, you'd throw your mobile away immediately for fear of everything from cancer to infertility. And that's before we even start to think about mobile phone base stations. Forty percent of people surveyed believed that masts can cause health problems. So what's the truth? Should we worry about our mobile phones?
n the UK, we drink nearly twice as much as we did in the 1950s, according to a report by the Academy of Medical Sciences. The price of alcohol has fallen and there are more places to buy alcohol, at any time of day, than ever before. What effect is all this extra booze having on our health?
We live in an age that is obsessed with youth culture, so the prospect of ageing fills us with fear. Should we worry about ageing? Richard gets worried about ageing when he sees photos from his mother's 60th birthday party. He embarks on a journey to see if we should worry about getting older and to find out what provision we can make for our old age and why society tends to undervalue the over-60s.