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Medicine: Osteoporosis #596618

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 04, 1994
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Week-long series on women's health introduced.

(New York: Robert Bazell) The medical condition of osteoporosis, which affects the bones of most post-menopausal women, examined; patient scenes shown. [Patient Pat PELLETIERI - outlines her symptoms.] [Helen Hayes Hospital Dr. Robert LINDSAY - talks about the role of sex steroids on bone tissue.] [Dancer Blanche HAMPTON. Dr. Saint Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Michelle WARREN - cite the incidence of stress factors among young dancers.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Tomorrow's segment previewed.

Bazell, Robert;
Brokaw, Tom

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