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Health / Heart Disease / Liquid Protein Diets #249726

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 30, 1977
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(Studio) Heart specialists ending meeting in Miami, and news they publicize re: nation's number 1 killer cited.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Miami Beach, Florida) Decrease in death rate from heart disease announced by American Heart Association at Miami meeting, noted. [National Institutes of Health spokesperson Dr. Robert LEVY - lists figs. on declining death rate from heart problems.] Uncertainty of experts with regard to exact cause of decline and factors that could contribute to it detailed. Report to Association from group of California doctors with regard to heart problems of 3 women on supervised liquid protein diet outlined.
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

(Studio) Deaths of people on liquid protein diet noted and FDA (Food and Drug Administration) plan to require warning label on products cited.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Wagner, Richard

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