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Medicine: Diet Industry #331891

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 26, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Susan Spencer) House of Representatives reported investigating dangers of crash dieting; details given; scenes shown from various diet commercials. [Dieter Sherrie STEINBERG, diet victim's wife Carol HOUSEHOLDER - describe adverse reactions to Nutri/System diet plan.] [Nutri/System's James MILLARD - defends company's plan.] [Endocrinologist Dr. C. Wayne CALLAWAY - criticizes advertisements.] [FTC's Janet STEIGER - says most fraudulent advertising has been removed from airways.] Doctors reported warning against rapid weight loss.

Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan

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