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ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 28, 1977
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(Studio) American Heart Association's meeting in Miami and announcement that heart attack deaths are down noted; uncertainty as to reason for reduction stated.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Miami, Florida) Conditions possibly contributing to reduced death rate from coronary causes include public's incrd. awareness of health, in diet and exercise. television ad shown. Association's predictions of more lives saved if smoking banned and figs. with regard to smoking rates in men and women since surgeon general's 1964 report outlined. [Heart specialist Dr. Jeremiah STAMLER - cites views with regard to ways to decrease smoking.] Reporter notes physicians say giving up tobacco and better diets are demands for further reduction of death rate from heart disease.
REPORTER: Jules Bergman

Bergman, Jules;
Walters, Barbara

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