NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 19, 1999
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(Washington: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(New York: Robert Bazell) Concerns about the new weight loss drug Xenical examined; expected FDA (Food and Drug Administration) approval noted. [Angel BECK - says she finally found something that works.] [Pharmacist Darrell TEMPKIN - says he felt thin again.] [Chicago Center for Clinical Research Dr. Michael DAVIDSON - explains how Xenical works.] [Saint Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Dr. Steven HEYMSFIELD - says Xenical's side effects encourage people to eat low-fat foods.]
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