ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 05, 1999
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(Studio: Kevin Newman) Report introduced.
(Atlanta: Rebecca Chase) CDC (Centers for Disease Control) report in the drop in deaths from heart disease and stroke examined; statistics cited. [CDC (Centers for Disease Control) Kurt GREENLUND - says it is due to advances in medical care and health prevention efforts; calls the decline in cardiovascular disease an achievement.] The increase in obesity among Americans mentioned.
(Studio: Kevin Newman) Lancet study findings that the chances of a second heart attack can be reduced by taking fish oil capsules noted.
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