This program is 29 minutes long
(Studio: Nancy Snyderman) The FDA’s call for tougher warning labels for non-prescription painkillers, including acetaminophen, anti-inflammatory drugs and aspirin, examined; details given of the potential side effects; Tylenol commercial shown. [FDA Steven GALSON- says we want to reduce the adverse events.]
(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) President Bush’s plans to expand the Army and Marines examined. [Voice of BUSH – says we do need to increase our troops.] [December 14, Army chief of staff Gen. Peter SCHOOMAKER- says the Army is incapable of generating and sustaining the required forces...] The dispute between the administration and military leaders over a strategy for the Iraq war noted. ][NBC News military analyst retired Gen. Barry McCAFFREY- opposes a troop surge.] [White House press secretary Tony SNOW – denies there is a feud between the president and the joint chiefs.] [Senator Jack REED- says the public would be skeptical of an increase in troops.]
(Hood River, Oregon: Kerry Sanders) The dwindling hopes for rescuing climbers Jerry Cooke and Brian Hall from Oregon’s Mt. Hood featured; details given about the pictures found on a camera near the body of Kelly James; diagram shown. [Hood River County Sheriff Joe WAMPLER- says the big surge probably is over.] [Sister Angela HALL- says our faith remains steadfast.] [Climbing accident survivor Hugh HERR- says it’s difficult to understand why climbers climb during the winter.] The cost for the search noted.
(Washington: Pete Williams) The surge in violent crime examined; scenes shown from the site of a fatal shooting in Indianapolis and from the trial of a Massachusetts man who pulled a knife on a woman; statistics cited; 911 call played. [Indianapolis police Chief Michael SPEARS- notes the impact of illegal drugs, guns and volatile tempers.] [Northeastern University professor James Alan FOX- comments on the switch from crime control to anti-terrorism.]
(New Orleans: Ron Mott) The strain on New Orleans’ healthcare system from the influx of immigrants without insurance who moved there for construction work featured; details given about the immigrant baby boom. [Dr. Kevin WORK††- says it shouldn’t be the patients’ problem.] [Federation for American Immigration Reform Dan STEIN†- says there is no way that the value provided by the illegal workers is more than the cost to provide these services.] [Latino Health Access Network Shauna LOVERA†- says we’re trying to get every woman into prenatal care.]
(Washington: Tom Costello) Local and corporate efforts to combat global warming featured; details given of measures taken by Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson that have reduced greenhouse pollutants and of proposals from Senator Barbara Boxer. [ANDERSON – says we’ve all got to do our part.] [BOXER - states anyone who says global warming is a hoax is out of the mainstream of scientific thought.] [University of Michigan professor Thomas LYON- says legislation will hit corporations sooner or later.]
(New York: Dawn Fratangelo) The growing trend toward discount fashion featured; scenes shown from the grand opening of H&M in Pasadena. [Doneger Group creative director David WOLFE- says technology has turned everyone into an insider in fashion.] [WOMAN – says she loves H&M.] [Designer Behnaz SARAFPOUR- states Target is giving people what they want.] [Purse renter Renee WALSH- comments.]