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Medicine: Drug Shortages #1003550

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 26, 2011
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The shortage of key prescription drugs in America introduced; statistics cited.

(Studio: Jon LaPook) The reasons behind the critical drug shortages examined; scenes shown of the FDA hearings; details given of the restrictions on the FDA. [American College of Emergency Physicians Dr. Frederick BLUM†- says just make 'em.] [FDA's Valierie JENSEN††- comments on the impact on patients and trying to fix the problems.] [Ovarian cancer patient Marcia GOODMAN††- talks about her drug.] Goodman's cancer treatment case discussed.

Pelley, Scott;
LaPook, Jon

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