CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 14, 2002
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.
(New York: Elizabeth Kaledin) The use of the narcolepsy-controlling drug Modafinil to help people stay alert for longer periods of time featured; details given of the benefits of Modafinil over other stimulants & the military's interest in Modafinil. [University of Pennsylvania Dr. David DINGES - says sleep gets in the way of having control over time.] [Narcolepsy patient Janet CASSIDY - talks about taking the drug.] [Military pilot David TALARCZYK - says pilots get physically and mentally drained.] [US Army Aeromedical Research Center John CALDWELL - says it is nice to do research that could help make military pilots safer.]
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