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A Closer Look (Menopause, Inc.) #705629

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 16, 2002
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) "Journal of the American Medical Assn." study on estrogen replace therapy for women in menopause & the risk of ovarian cancer noted.

(Washington: Jackie Judd) The reexamination of menopause in the wake of recent studies on hormone replacement therapy examined; TV ad shown; details given about the industry of books & medication built around menopause. [Georgetown University Medical Center Dr. Anthony SCIALLI†- says menopause has been "over-medicalized."] [Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center Dr. Hilda HUTCHERSON†- says the women want to feel & look young via hormones.] [National Women's Health Network Cynthia PEARSON†- cites the gap between treatments & research.] [Consumer Margot MAYOR†- says menopause is awful.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Tomorrow's on-line chat about menopause noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Judd, Jackie

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