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Medicine: Silicone Breast Implants / FDA #583426

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 05, 1992
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(Studio: Katherine Couric) Report introduced.

(Washington: Henry Champ) Impending decision by FDA (Food and Drug Administration) on whether to ban silicone breast implants examined; details given of the possible medical dangers and of a recent court case in which evidence was critical of implant maker Dow Corning. [Plaintiff Mariann HOPKINS - says implants ruined her health.] [Her attorney Charles LOUDERBACK - says product was profit-, not safety-driven.] [Dow Corning spokesman Robert GRUPP - responds.] [Georgetown University Hospital Dr. Scott SPEAR - backs implants benefits.]

Champ, Henry;
Couric, Katherine

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