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Eye on Your Health (Bioidenticals) #849115

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 01, 2006
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The safety of biologically identical natural estrogens {bioidenticals} for controlling the symptoms of menopause examined; excerpts shown from “All in the Family”; details given of concern about a best-selling book by actress Suzanne Somers. [Menopause patients Glennis†† RANDAZZO‡, Stacy PEAR††, WOMAN – comment on their symptoms and treatments.] [Internist Dr. Erika SCHWARTZ†- outlines the benefits of bioidenticals; speculates on why drug companies do not study them.] [North American Menopause Society Dr. Wulf UTIAN†- states bioidenticals have the same risks & benefits as commercial products.]

Couric, Katie

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