It's not likely that there will ever be a perfect pill, but one new drug, reported in the January 20, 1999, JAMA, at least offers the promise of aiding a balanced weight-loss program when combined with modified eating habits and exercise--without damaging the heart or lungs, as with the phen-fen
drugs of yore.
, was licensed in America but then withdrawn last September after it was linked with heart valve defects.
The suit, filed last Friday, alleges that Cunningham and Gallion, both in jail awaiting trial in a fraud case relating to a class action suit regarding the diet drug phen-fen
, owe McPeek a five per cent commission on the private sale of Curlin after the horse's debut in February.