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Heart Disease #287284

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 04, 1983
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REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Framingham, Massachusetts) Means of preventing heart disease examined; related statistics outlined. Govt. study of Framingham, Massachusetts, featured. [Study dir. Dr. William CASTELLI - notes seriousness of problem.] Study findings detailed. [CASTELLI - notes Asia, Africa and South America residents don't experience such high rate of heart disease due to diets.] Restaurant and business communities efforts to alter eating habits of Americans noted; 101-year-old Emma Bell's concern cited. [Dr. Henry BLACKEURN - feels heart disease is still major problem.] Changes in lifestyles by Mark Larson, Ted Nivey in effort to prevent heart problems described; American Heart Association commercial shown. [Dr. Edward AHRENS, Junior - criticizes implications of American Heart Association `s campaign approach; explains.] Nathan Pritikin's concept outlined. [PRITIKIN - thinks physicians are ignorant about right approach.] [CASTELLI - responds.] [BELL - declines offer of recipes designed to help her live longer.]
REPORTER: Charles Osgood

Osgood, Charles;
Rather, Dan

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