ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 17, 1980
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(DC) No. of premature babies born annually in United States noted; FDA's approval of new drug, ritodrine hydrochloride, known generically as Ritodrine, to prevent premature births reported Past treatments used to counter such births and their dangers mentioned. [Dr. John QUEENAN - comments on Ritodrine.] Mortality rate among babies whose mothers were not given Ritodrine and among those who took the drug detailed.
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory
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