CBS Evening News for Saturday, Dec 01, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(Los Angeles, California) Bone disease osteoporosis' impact, primarily on the elderly described; Opal Kelly's experience cited as example [Claire McCARTHY - recalls breaking her back lifting house plant.] Highest risk group mentioned. [Dr. Charles SHARP - explains epidemic status of disease.] Osteoporosis' process outlined; programs to prevent and treat it discussed. [Dr. Joseph LANE - cites need for incrd. calcium intake for adult women.] Elizabeth Gray's experience reviewed. [LANE - explains ability to increase bone mass.] Econs. involved in preventing osteoporosis mentioned.
REPORTER: Joan Snyder
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