NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 10, 1980
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(Studio) FDA (Food and Drug Administration) reported making efforts to reduce number of tranquilizers taken and prescribed in US.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Warning label accompanying physician's information on tranquilizers outlined; Valium said most prescribed drug in US. Librium mentioned. [Dr. William THOMAS - describes his withdrawal symptoms.) Valium's benefit said discussed. [FDA (Food and Drug Administration) - cmsr. Dr. Jere GOYAN - comments.) Criticism of FDA (Food and Drug Administration) warning by consumer groups, drug manufacturer cited.
REPORTER: Andrea Mitchell
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