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Special (Arthritis) #487916

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 16, 1976
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(Studio) Report on arthritis.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Phoenix, Arizona) [Chairperson National Arthritis Commission Dr. Ephraim EWGLEMAN - says there are 30 United States doctors who can care for children with arthritis.] Arthritis affects all of society. National Arthritis Commission reports that 2000 doctors caring for 20 million Americans with disease. Cman. recommends ctrs. to educate doctors, nurses and patients. [Chairperson Dr. Ephriam ENGLEMAN - describes lack of medical training for arthritis.]

(Mexicali, Mexico) Mexican doctors give out drugs American doctors won't prescribe. [Arthritis victim Jack REED - says will use drug as long as relief obtained.] [Mrs. Donna CURRIER - tells how cortisone affected her.]

(Los Angeles, California) Commission recommends funds spent on arthritis research be doubled. University of California at Los Angeles lab shown. [Researcher Dr. James KLINENBERG - cites progress with arthritis research.]

Chancellor, John;
Neal, Roy

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