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A Closer Look (Medicine: Fertility Drugs) #177678

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 21, 1998
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) A closer look at fertility drugs in light of the birth of octuplets in Houston introduced.

(New York: John McKenzie) The rewards and risks of fertility drugs, which have increased the odds for multiple births, examined; statistics cited. [Wayne State University Dr. Mark EVANS - cites the bigger picture; suggests reducing the number of fertilized eggs at the end of the first trimester.] The ovulation induction procedure which produces a batch of eggs described. [Mt. Sinai Medical Center Dr. Alan COPPERMAN - explains the good and bad about ovulation induction.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
McKenzie, John
Duration:
00:02:40

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