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A Closer Look (Cutting Corners) #707097

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 31, 2002
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Senate rejection of another prescription drug plan noted. A closer look at the costs of drugs introduced.

(Washington: Jackie Judd) The fact that seniors cut back on their drug dosage due to costs examined; statistics cited. [Austin, Texas, Daris GALLOWAY†- says she did not want to depend on her children for medicine; explains what happened when she did not take her medicine.] [Boston internist Ira WILSON†- says doctors may not know the details of patients' drug use, so you have to ask & troubleshoot.] [Kaiser Family Foundation Diane ROWLAND†- says costs are prohibitive.]

(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Further coverage of senior citizens & prescription drugs at the Website noted.

Judd, Jackie;
Vargas, Elizabeth

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