Health Report: Nov. 21, 1994

THE GOOD NEWS

-- A new study finds that adults who eat two to four helpings each week of dark-green leafy vegetables -- spinach, say, or collard greens -- may be substantially lowering their risk of suffering from macular degeneration, a condition that is a leading cause of blindness in the elderly.

-- The Food and Drug Administration is close to granting approval for use of the antidepressant drug Prozac in treating bulimia, the mental disorder characterized by binge eating and purging.

-- A new cream containing the drug doxepin has been shown to alleviate the often severe itching associated with...

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