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Mercury / Health Risks #306247

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 09, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) Rel. between mercury in teeth fillings and serious illnesses examined; Robin Leady's experiences cited as example [LEADY - describes ordeal.] [Beverly LEADY - feels dentist saved daughter's life.] [Dr. Hal HUGGINS - explains scientific process involved.] Huggins' legal problems due to issue noted. [HUGGINS - doesn't feel mercury is safe in human body.] [American Dental Association spokesperson Edgar MITCHELL - disagrees.] [Dr. Joel BERGER - feels mercury is dangerous.] [Virginia POST - describes her health problems before mercury fillings were removed.] American Dental Association's recommendations outlined on screen. [LEADY - resents situation.]

Rabel, Ed;
Rather, Dan

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