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Health / Hormone Replacement Therapy / Risks #705253

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 09, 2002
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report Introduced.

(New York: Robert Bazell) Long-term risks of taking hormone replacement therapy drugs to treat symptoms of menopause outlined; details given of government’s plan to stop clinical trials. [National Heart, Lung & Blood Inst. Dr. Jacques ROSSOUW†- says these drugs increase risks of other health problems.] [HRT drug user Patricia WHITSON‡- says that she is taken aback that the medication she thought was helping her may actually be hurting her.] [New York Presbyterian Hospital Dr. Lori MOSCA†- says the information coming from the clinical trial will make physicians think twice about why a woman is on HRT.]

Bazell, Robert;
Brokaw, Tom

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