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Med. Watch: Allergies To Environment #82345

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 27, 1983
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(Studio) Report on people's development of allergies to world around them.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Los Padres National Forest, California) Case of Linda Harry given as example of people who are allergic to progressive dvts. of last several years Her reactions to synthetic chemicals described. [HARRY - comments.] Details of Harry's condition outlined. Doctors' statements with regard to such allergies in many people reported Cases of Forrie Huntsinger, Gil Burnett and Peggy Dunlap cited. [HUNTSINGER - comments.] [BURNETT comments.] [DUNLAP - comments.] [Clinical ecologist Dr. William REA - comments on so-called environmental overload.] Possible reactions and causes of people's allergies in various occupations listed. Case of Tom Boone cited. Some in medical establishment noted to scoff at environmental allergies. [Allergist Dr. Abba TERR - comments.] [REA - comments.] [HARRY - comments on changes in her life.]
REPORTER: George Strait

(Studio) Intro. to commercial.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
Strait, George

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