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Medicine: Makena Drug #990940

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 29, 2011
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(Studio: Erica Hill) Report introduced.

(Washington: Wyatt Andrews) The ballooning cost of the hormone drug Makena {progesterone} for pregnant women to prevent premature childbirth examined; details given on Congressional threats to investigate KV Pharmaceutical†. [Mother Shaunice HENDERSON††- says the drug helped her pregnancy.] [Georgetown University Hospital Dr. Helain LANDY††- questions the drug's price.] [Senator Amy KLOBUCHAR†- says they cornered the market.] The drug company's statement on pricing quoted.

Hill, Erica;
Andrews, Wyatt

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