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ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 11, 2007
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) The recall of children's medicines that endanger babies reported; CDC statistics on emergency room treatment for infants taking cold remedies cited.

(Washington: Lisa Stark) The surprising move with the industry's voluntary pulling of the medicine from the shelves featured; removed cold medicines named; details given about the coming FDA review of children's cough and cold medications. [In store, MOTHER - reacts.] [Children's National Medical Center Dr. Nathaniel BEERS†, Baltimore city health Department commissioner Dr. Joshua SHARFSTEIN†- give their recommendations.] [Mother Teresita BELARDO†- worries about her child.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson; Boston: Tim Johnson) The question of parents' concerns now that these drugs are gone, optional treatments and what the FDA might recommend discussed

Gibson, Charles;
Stark, Lisa;
Johnson, Tim

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