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American Health Report #95016

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 22, 1985
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REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

(DC) Govt.'s annual report on state of nation's health examined. [Health and Human Services Secretary Margaret HECKLER - cites drop in disease-related mortality, cigarette smoking among men; acknowledges rise in lung cancer among women.] Statistics on life expectancy for whites, infant mortality, overall death rate from cancer discussed; acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) mentioned. Heckler, endorsing further research, said also supporting administration's cuts in such research funding.
REPORTER: George Strait

Reporter(s):
Strait, George;
Threlkeld, Richard
Duration:
00:02:00

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