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Medicine: Omega-3 / Virgin Story #1058649

CNN Evening News for Friday, Jan 17, 2014
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The recent medical cases of Jahi McMath and Marlise Munoz and the issue of brain death recalled.

(No location given: Sanjay Gupta) The story of Grant Virgin†, whose brain was badly injured in a car wreck, presented; scenes shown of Grant in the hospital in a coma and a year after nearly dying; details given about the family's treatment of the son using high doses of Omega-3 fish oil. [Mother JJ VIRGIN†- talks about her son's life, how the doctor said just to wait; recounts how her son came to talk quickly.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; studio: Sanjay Gupta) The extent of Grant's recovery, how Omega-3 works on the brain, which is made out of similar substances, the benefits of it as a supplement discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Further coverage of Grant Virgin's story on Dr. Gupta's show mentioned.

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Gupta, Sanjay
Duration:
00:08:00

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