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The Fleecing of America (Medical Industry) #617849

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 15, 1997
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(San Francisco: Robert Bazell) Journal of the American Medical Association study finding that a drug maker that is now part of BASF Corporation kept secret a study that showed cheaper alternatives to their drug Synthroid worked just as well to treat hypothyroidism featured; details given of the 354 million in annual costs to patents that could have been saved. ["Journal of the American Medical Association" Dr. Drummond RENNIE, University of Washington Dr. Richard DEYO, BASF Dr. Timothy SEATON - comment on the scam by the drug company and say this cover-up happens often.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The tally of the past year's stories concerning the abominable waste of taxpayer dollars by the government said to total almost 15 billion dollars!

Bazell, Robert;
Brokaw, Tom

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