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Prescription Drugs / Public Hearings #780504

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 17, 2005
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(Seattle: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Stark) Another warning from FDA government researcher Dr. David Graham about heart problems associated with Cox-2 inhibitor drugs featured; details given from the "New England Journal of Medicine" study on the drugs, including Celebrex; scenes shown from the public hearings. [GRAHAM - comments on the drug risks.] [FDA panel's University of Pennsylvania Dr. John FARRAR†- asks questions.] [Vioxx user Dimitra POULOS†, Celebrex/Bextra user Eileen LACIJAN†- offer differing opinions on their drugs.]

Jennings, Peter;
Stark, Lisa

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