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Medicine: Anti-Smoking Drug #996915

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 04, 2011
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Studio: Jon LaPook) A medical study linking the anti-smoking drug Chantix to a higher risk of heart disease examined; details given about a potential FDA warning. [Johns Hopkins University Dr. Sonal SINGH††- comments on the risk.] [Pfizer vice president Dr. Gail CAWKWELL††- says we will look at the FDA advice.] Why doctors may still advise using Chantix despite the risk and how it works better than other anti-smoking options discussed.

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
LaPook, Jon
Duration:
00:02:50

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