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Norman Swan Knows What’s Good For You

Sun 5 Sep, 2pm
State Library Victoria, Conversation Quarter

Appearing live via video, one of the nation’s most trusted voices during the pandemic, much–loved ABC broadcaster and physician Dr Norman Swan, discusses his first health book, So You Think You Know What’s Good for You? With his trademark clarity and wit, he cuts through medical myths and half-truths to set the record straight on the things we need to know to make better decisions about how to eat, live and preserve good health, in conversation with on-stage interviewer Raf Epstein.


1 hour


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Raf Epstein is a long-time ABC journalist who has reported for TV and radio in Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne. His investigations into intelligence and police corruption in Victoria won a Walkley Award in 2004, and he won his second Walkley in 2008 for his work on the Mohammed Hanif case.

Trained in paediatrics, Dr Swan was one of the first medically qualified journalists in Australia, with a broadcast career spanning more than 30 years. He hosts ABC Radio National’s The Health Report and co-hosts Coronacast. So You Think You Know What’s Good For You is Dr Swan’s first health book and is published by Hachette Australia.

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