CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 22, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(St. Petersburg, Florida: Sandra Hughes) An investigation into the side effects of the drug botox, which is manufactured by Allergan, presented; details given about the lawsuit being brought by botox patient socialite Irena Medavoy††. [Migraine sufferer Karen HICKS†- says her headaches were incapacitating; says the company told her her problems were not linked to botox.] [Allergan attorney Doug INGRAM†- defends the drug's safety profile.] FDA letter to Allergan & the findings of an American Academy of Dermatology study on botox quoted. [Neurologist Dr. Stuart STARK†- warns against using botox for headaches.]
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