NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 29, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw ) Americans reported flocking to Mexico to purchase tretinoin for wrinkle reduction. Report introduced.
(NYC: Robert Bazell) Hollywood, California, drugstore featured. [Pharmacist John BOWEN -comments on demand for tretinoin.] Nadine Steinberg shown using tretinoin. [STEINBERG - comments on drug use.] Previous report on tretinoin's wrinkle-reducing properties recalled; scenes shown. Doctors quoted. [Dermatologist Dr. Stanley BIERMAN - comments on disillusions surrounding tretinoin.] FDA (Food and Drug Administration) noted approving tretinoin for acne treatment. [Dermatologist Dr. Christopher PAPA - urges caution.] Tretinoin's effects upon skin illustration [PAPA - says misusing drug dangerous.] Dermatologists quoted.