CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 20, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Studio: Edie Magnus) Anti-cholesterol drug lovastatin, which has been shown to reduce heart disease caused by plaque in the arteries, featured. [Patient Dr. Norenda VATRA - comments on drop in his cholesterol level since using the drug.] Animation illustrating action of lovastatin shown. [New York University Medical Center Dr. Stephen SIEGEL, University of Southern California Dr. David BLANKENHORN - comment on effects of lovastatin.] Statistics on deaths from heart disease; other methods of lowering cholesterol, price of lovastatin noted.
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