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A Closer Look (Risky Therapy) #705032

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 09, 2002
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Hormone replacement therapy that combines estrogen† & progestin† introduced.

(Washington: Jackie Judd) The findings of the study on HRT examined; statistics cited on the health dangers from HRT. [Study participant Peggy MURPHY†- comments on the study.] [Women's Health Initiative acting director Dr. Jacques ROSSOUW†- outlines the four health problems.] [Brigham & Women's Hospital Dr. Jerry AVORN†- says we have no mechanism for monitoring drug use.] [Study participant Ava KULIN†- hopes the study does some good.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings; Boston: Tim Johnson) What women should now do about HRT combination therapy & about taking estrogen alone discussed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Further discussion at the ABCNews Website about HRT noted.

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