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Special Assignment (Heart Attack) #64418

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 07, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Flint, Michigan) Role of aspirin as possible heart attack preventive examined; result of ABC News survey of cardiologists outlined on screen. Criteria for heart attack susceptibility listed; cause of such attacks explained. Diagrams shown. Result of Dr. Ruth Pick's experiments with monkeys and aspirin examined. [PICK - discusses experiments.] Cholesterol levels of average Americans and rel to heart attacks noted. [PICK - comments.] [Dr. William FRISHMAN, Dr. Robert LEVY - debate use of aspirin.] Survey of cardiologists with regard to their own use of aspirin as preventive measure outlined on screen. [FRISHMAN - comments on own use of drug.] Cost of necessary study compared to economics of heart attack and stroke treatment.
REPORTER: Dr. Marshall Goldberg

Reporter(s):
Goldberg, Dr. Marshall;
Reynolds, Frank
Duration:
00:03:50

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