TITLE

The fen-phen summer: Weight loss brings unexpected results

AUTHOR(S)
Plutowski, Shelly
PUB. DATE
April 1998
SOURCE
Communication World;Apr/May98, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the successful effort of the Mayo Clinic's division of communication in Rochester, Minnesota to ban a weight loss drug because users are developing valvular heart disease. Presentation of facts; Challenge of communicating study results without a formal scientific publication; Use of the Internet and assistance of the US Food and Drug Administration.
ACCESSION #
530562

 

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