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Medicine: Airborne Drug #887066

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 03, 2008
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(Dallas: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Washington: Elizabeth Leamy‡) Charges of false advertising against the makers of Airborne, an immune-boosting drug to be used for colds, examined; TV ad shown; ad testimonial quoted. [Center for Science in the Public Interest Steve GARDNER†- says consumers have been robbed.] [February 2006, Airborne CEO Elise DONAHUE†- denies it is a cure for the common cold.] [University of Virginia school of medicine Dr. Ronald TURNER†- offers perspective on Airborne and the common cold.]

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
Leamy‡, Elizabeth
Duration:
00:01:40

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