CBS Evening News for Sunday, Feb 12, 1989
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(Studio: Steve Kroft) Bayer aspirin company's wellness program in Wellsburg, West Virginia, featured; details given of first year of program, scenes shown of one family's role in wellness training. [Erin and Dean ANKRUM - say they seldom thought about health; talk about learning how and what to cook.] Aspects of Bayer program reviewed. [Erin and Dean ANKRUM - talk about their cholesterol levels.] Concern over continued health habits after Bayer leaves town noted. [Public Citizen Health Research Group Dr. Sidney WOLFE - says often its "easy come, easy go."] [Dean ANKRUM - talks about long-term health.]
(Marietta, Georgia: Peter Van Sant) Controversy over testing of school children for cholesterol featured; scenes shown from Battle Creek, Michigan. [LSU med. center Dr. Gerald BERENSON - advocates screening for cholesterol.] Studies reported showing kids eat too much artery-clogging fat. [KIDS - list favorite foods.] [SUNY Brooklyn Medical School Dr. Lawrence FINBERG - says growing children need adequate calories.] [National Heart, Lung and Blood Institution Dr. Basil RIFKIND - warns against creating unneeded anxiety in children.] Early testing and fear noted. [KID - worries about heart attack.] Ways to protect children's hearts reviewed. [In Marietta, Georgia, TEACHER, KID - talk about cholesterol.]
(Studio: Steve Kroft) Preview of next Inside Sunday segment given.
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