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About Men (Heart Attacks and Obesity) #170017

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 28, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Rebecca Chase) The greater risk of heart attacks for men with big bellies examined. [Obesity researcher Dr. Margaret ASHWELL, Saint Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital; Dr. Jeanine ALBU - talk about abdominal fat, metabolism and heart problems.] Study findings about waist size and health risk cited. [Obese David BUCHHOLTZ, cardiac patient Anthony MELKUN - comment.] Australia's gut busters program directed at men and their bellies detailed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Expected announcement from the American Heart Association directing doctors to pay attention to men's waist size noted.

Chase, Rebecca;
Jennings, Peter

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