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Baseball / Home Runs / Andro #182391

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 22, 1998
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The last week of baseball home run race between Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa noted.

(Los Angeles: Judy Muller) The controversy over the muscle-building drug androstenedione that has come to attention due to McGwire's use of the supplement examined. [Los Angeles Dodgers team doctor Mickey MELLMAN - says kids are getting the wrong message.] The lack of regulation of andro by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) and the risk to teenage athletes noted. [Utah high school football player Ryan BINGHAM - comments on the use of andro.]

Jennings, Peter;
Muller, Judy

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