× Closure Notification: Any loan requests submitted after 12:00 PM CST Wednesday, November 23, will be processed on Monday November 28th.
Search the Archive

Medicine / Allergies / Claritin #727192

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 28, 2003
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Tree pollen index map shown.

(New York: Elizabeth Kaledin) The move toward having patients manage their own allergies featured; details given about complaints about the high price of Claritin, now available without a prescription and no longer covered by insurance. [Allergist Dr. Alan GOODMAN†- relates patients’ concerns.] [Mother of allergy sufferers Dawn DAHMER†- describes her kids’ symptoms; says she can’t afford to buy over-the-counter medication.] [FDA commissioner Dr. Mark McCLELLAN†- comments on the possibility of other allergy medication going over the counter.] [Pharmaceutical industry consultant Steve FRANCESCO†- says switching non-sedating antihistamines {to non-prescription} is a no-brainer.]

Rather, Dan;
Kaledin, Elizabeth

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.