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Med.: Accutane #115849

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 27, 1988
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(Studio: Barry Serafin) FDA (Food and Drug Administration) reported ordering mfrs. of acne drug Accutane to put picture of deformed baby on package as warning of drug's dangers. Report introduced.

(DC: George Strait) Dangers of Accutane to pregnant women reported; scenes shown of retarded boy, Billy Black, whose mother used drug. [FDA (Food and Drug Administration) commissioner Dr. Frank YOUNG -explains warning picture.] Opposition to plan by Association for Retarded Citizens and drug company F. Hoffmann-La Rouche and Company cited.

Serafin, Barry;
Strait, George

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