NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 17, 2012
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(Studio: Nancy Snyderman) The "New England Journal of Medicine" warning about azithromycin Z-pak antibiotics examined; details given about problems for patients with heart disease, diabetes and other risk factors; statement from drug maker Pfizer quoted. [Maimonides Medical Center Dr. John MARSHALL- says azithromycin has generally been a safe drug.] [Vanderbilt University Wayne RAY- comments on the study.]
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