CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 07, 1997
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(New York: Jacqueline Adams) Results of a "Journal of the American Medical Association" study on the lack of the use of beta blockers by doctors on heart attack and stroke patients due to their over-exaggerated fears of side effects and pressure by drug companies to push the more expensive calcium channel blocker Norvas featured; statistics given. [Heart attack patient Fred LEMOYNE - says the beta-blockers have not made him impotent.] [N.Y. Hospital-Cornell Medical Center Dr. David MILLER, study author Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Stephen SOUMERAI - say the beta blockers do save lives.]
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