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Medical Fraud and The Elderly #267196

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 01, 1980
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(Studio) Census Bureau estimate of Americans over 65 reported; Senate hearing on health fraud and the elderly noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Senator Select Committee on Aging said gathering samples of devices sold the elderly for alleged medical cures of various health problems. [Committee cnsl. Val HALAMANDARIS - explains workings of Spectro-Chrome device.] Theranoid belt explained. [HALAMANDARIS - comments.] Alleged cure by Congo Kit outlined. [HALAMANDARIS - comments.] Alleged cancer cure prescribed for Lena Rosenberg's late husband given as example; estimated amt. spent by elderly annually, according to Arthritis Fndn. spokesperson, noted.
REPORTER: Rita Flynn

Cronkite, Walter;
Flynn, Rita

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