ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 07, 1980
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(Studio) FDA's assessment of advertised hair growth remedies noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(DC) Yul Brynner and Telly Savalas's impact on baldness recalled; FDA's findings after study of hair growth remedies on the market discussed. [FDA spokesperson Dr. William GILBERTSON - comments.] Most such concoctions said sold through mail-order ads; some ads shown. Response to situation by Bio-Genesis noted; FDA's previous assessment of dangers involved in hair implants recalled. Agency said considering asking for ban on sale of implants as well as hair-growth remedies. [GILBERTSON - comments.]
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory (WABC film/tape)
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