This program is 28 minutes long
(New York: Linsey Davis) On the front lines fighting against the flu and the contagious Norovirus featured; scenes shown from the hospitals. [Brigham and Women's Hospital Ron WALLS, Holy Name Hospital Dr. Randy TARTIKOFF- comment on flu care.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer, Richard Besser) How people with the flu should handle their own care and the signs of the flu that call for an E.R. visit discussed.
(White House: Jonathan Karl) The standoff between Vice President Joe Biden and the NRA over gun control featured; details given of Biden's proposals on background checks, assault weapon and ammo clips and the NRA's political and lobbying power. [NRA president David KEENE- says the proposals impinge on gun owners.] [In 2008, BIDEN - speaks for guns.]
(Washington: Lisa Stark) An FDA report and recommendation on for sleeping pills like Ambien especially for women updated; scenes shown of the impaired reporter in a driving simulator after taking Ambien; impairment/time statistics cited.
(Studio: Jim AVila) An NFL warning that pro football Junior Seau was found after his suicide death to have CTE brain damage from chronic blows to the head examined; details given a from the National Insts. of Health study of his brain tissue. [Ex-wife Gina SEAU- describes his symptoms; states football is a gamble.] [Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy, Emerson Hospital, director Dr. Robert CANTU- confirms CTE.] [Medical OFFICIAL - list the CTE symptoms linked to suicides.] [Former Seau teammate Marcellus WILEY- worries about himself.] [Seau's SON - comments.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Further coverage on "Nightline" noted.
(Seattle: Neal Karlinsky) The dramatic attempt by ice-trapped killer whales to escape featured; scenes and diagrams shown from the Canadian waters. [WWF Canada arctic species specialist Peter EWINS- talks about the whales' plight.] Rescue alternatives outlined on screen. [Orca expert Fred FELLEMAN- talks about the killer whales' capabilities.]
(Hollywood: David Wright) The reaction in Hollywood to the Oscar nominations announcement presented; film clips shown and actors quoted; details given about the snubbing of directors Ben Affleck and Kathryn Bigelow. [Best actress nominee Naomi WATTS, "The Hollywood Reporter" Matthew BELLONI, young nominee Quvenshane WALLIS- react to the nominations.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The reaction of more of the nominees noted.