NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 29, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(New York: Robert Bazell) Approval by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) of the controversial long-term contraceptive drug Depo-Provera that is manufactured by Upjohn featured. [FDA (Food and Drug Administration) Dr. Ruth MERKATZ, Alan Guttmacher Institution Dr. Jacqueline FOREST - comment.] The drug's side effects outlined. [Public Citizen Health Research Group Dr. Sidney WOLFE - opposes the drug.] Implications of the decision for American funding of the use of Depo-Provera in birth control clinics in Third World countries noted.
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