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Michael Smith on vasectomies

Title
Michael Smith on vasectomies
Genre
Interview
TX Date
15 Mar 1979
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:04:03
Description
Dr Michael Smith, Chief Medical Officer of the Family Planning Association, on the possible impact of vasectomy upon men’s health. Smith reacts to a US study on monkeys which appears to demonstrate a greater risk of heart disease and strokes following vasectomy. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Michael Smith
Keywords
USA; Health; Birth control; Animals; Scientific research; Men; Research; Contraception; Health advice; Stroke; Family health services; Heart diseases; Sexual sterilization

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