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Med.: American Health Study #323518

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 07, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Reports introd.

(DC: Deborah Potter) National Academy of Sciences' American health study results discussed; scenes shown. [National Academy of Sciences Dr. Joseph BOYLE - comments on situation.] Poor quality of public health services reported [Columbia Univ. spokesperson Ronald BAYER - comments on situation's impact upon AIDS victims.] Excerpt from "The Future of Public Health" quoted on screen. [Massachusetts health commissioner Dr. Deborah PROTHROW-SMITH - urges fed. intervention.] [Study chairperson Dr. Richard REMINGTON - cites dangers of allowing health care system to continue to decline.]

(Chicago, Illinois: Gary Reaves) Public health care in Chicago featured; details given, scenes shown. [Dr. Deborah WILLIS-DELAHAYE - comments on patients' primary concerns.] [Healthy Mothers and Babies Coalition spokesperson Roy PETTY - comments on situation.] Black infant mortality rate in Chicago noted. [Dr. Quentin YOUNG - urges action to correct problems.] Chicago's immunization laws discussed.

Potter, Deborah;
Rather, Dan;
Reaves, Gary

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