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In Depth (Diet Pills) #609469

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 02, 1996
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(Washington: Tom Brokaw) Obesity statistics given.

(Washington: Robert Hager) The new class of diet drugs that work on the brain to prevent obese people from eating examined; details given as to how they work. [Dieter Gina KENDRICK, Dr. Louis ARONI, consumer advocate Dr. Sidney WOLFE, Judge Harvey BAXTER - comment on the pros and cons of taking the diet drugs.]

(New York: Mike Jensen) The 30 billion dollar weight loss industry featured; scenes shown of the hundreds of weight loss products on the market. [Diet pill TAKER, Nutri/System vice president Dr. Joseph DiBARTOLOMEO, Connecticut attorney general Richard BLUMENTHAL - comment on the weight loss companies and their products.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert;
Jensen, Mike
Duration:
00:04:50

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