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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Warning labels on prescription drugs discussed. Report introduced.
(Boston, Massachusetts: Tim Johnson) Successful acne medicine Accutane and its link to birth defects resulting from pregnancies of women using drug reported; details given. Positions of FDA (Food and Drug Administration) and manufacturing company F. Hoffmann-La Roche and Company on issue noted. [Dermatologist Dr. Robert STERN - discusses Accutane.] Drug co. reported willing to pay for pregnancy tests for patients using drug.
- Jennings, Peter;
- Johnson, Tim
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