Protect and surviveBMJ 2002; 325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7377.1429/a (Published 14 December 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:1429
- Trisha Greenhalgh, professor of primary health care
- University College London
It was one of those dinner parties. At one end of the table, the men had bonded and were talking fast cars and weapons of mass destruction. At the other end, we women were politely discussing kitchen units and natural health remedies.
My opinion was being sought for a straw poll. Was I taking that new wheat-based alternative to hormone replacement therapy? I deferred, saying I didn't need any form of HRT yet. The lifestyle guru on …