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Eye on America (Ephedra) #707975

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 13, 2002
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Alexandria, Virginia: Sharyl Attkisson) The dangers of the herbal stimulant ephedra examined; details given of the FDA’s failure to respond to studies of its risks; list of organizations banning the drug cited. [Former ephedra user and wife US Army Capt. Michael and Margaret McDONALD†- comment on his collapse.] [FDA consultant Dr. Raymond WOOSLEY†- comments on his studies of ephedra use.] [Ephedra Education Council Wes SIEGNER†- says if the product was unsafe, they would pull it off the market.]

Attkisson, Sharyl;
Schieffer, Bob

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