CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 21, 1984
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REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Controversial study by Dr. David McCarron, appearing in "Science" magazine, claiming that salt does not adversely affect blood pressure examined. [Red Cross nurse Rita WATSON - notes traditional medical advice to high blood pressure patients.] Study's findings outlined on screen. [McCARRON - notes medical community's lack of knowledge on sodium's impact on humans.] [Dr. William FRIEDWALD, nutritionist Bonnie LEIBMAN - fear study's consequences on uninformed public.] McCarron's findings outlined, discussed; his recommendation that public consume more dairy prods. noted. McCarron's study said funded in part by National Dairy Council
REPORTER: Lem Tucker
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