(32) Recent research suggests that people are becoming less inclined to follow medical advice
about how to prevent ill-health. They say that there is too much advice and it is often
contradictory. However the general population is living longer and is healthier. This suggests
that people are more aware of what is good for their own health and wellbeing than the medical
Which one of the following, if true, weakens this argument?
A Advances in medicine have meant that doctors give advice on a wider range of
B People now have easy access to websites giving information on health.
C People believe that they know better than doctors how to improve their own health
D The health improvements are in areas that exactly match the medical advice given by
E Doctors prefer to give advice rather than medication.