In the News
October 1997 Issue
Diet Drugs Strike Out In Weight-Loss Game
The most popular weight-loss drugs on the marketthe "fen-phen" combo and Reduxhave struck out in their efforts to offer millions of overweight Americans an easy, safe answer to weight problems. Three major strikes against the drugs have intensified health concerns, with the news seemingly getting worse each passing day. The latest salvos may have sealed the drugs' fates; prescriptions for all three drugs have plummeted since midsummer. In September, Nutri/System Weight Loss Centers
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