NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 10, 2001
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Washington: Robert Hager) Concerns about the safety of dietary supplements and the lack of regulation examined; examples of dangerous supplements cited. [Father Dr. Hugh MURRAY - says his daughter died after taking ephedra.] [Center for Science in the Public Interest Bruce SILVERGLADE - says consumers are playing "Russian Roulette".] [New York City Poison Control Center Dr. Steve TRAUB - says dietary supplements have to be proven unsafe.] [Supplement user Michelle EDWARDS - says ephedra worked well for her.] [New York Obesity Research Center Carol BOOZER - says a study showed no adverse effects.]
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