This program is 29 minutes long
(Pentagon: David Martin) The "retirement" of Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Kevin Kiley in response to the Walter Reed Army Medical Center scandal examined; details given of the need for an overhaul of the system. [Earlier, KILEY - says he does not do barracks inspections.] [Secretary of Defense Robert GATES - comments on outpatient care at Walter Reed.] [Army S/Sgt. John Daniel SHANNON- calls for a focus on the problem.] The status of the commission headed by former Senator Bob Dole discussed.
(Studio: Katie Couric) Findings of a new report in the "Journal of the American Medical Assn." on the mental health problems of returning combat veterans and a "New England Journal of Medicine" report on traumatic brain injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan outlined on screen.
(Studio: Armen Keteyian) The eligibility of active duty Army personnel for private medical care examined; details given about one brain-injured soldier's case. [Army Sgt. Eric Edmundson's father Eric EDMUNDSON- says Eric believed the Army would take care of him; talks about working for his son's care.] [Rehabilitation Inst. of Chicago CEO Dr. Joanne SMITH- talks about Eric's case; calls the system a travesty.] The Pentagon's new commitment for the treatment of soldiers at the Chicago facility noted.
(White House: Jim Axelrod) The poll figures on the Republican options in this unconventional campaign examined; poll statistics on Senator John McCain versus former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani cited. [Former Republican Party head Ed GILLESPIE- talks about the party's brand.] [McCAIN - comments.] [In '89, GIULIANI - backs abortion.]
(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.
(Washington: Gloria Borger) The reasons why many possible candidates will wait before entering this "amazing race" for the 2008 nominations examined; scenes shown of possible later starters. [Senator Chuck HAGEL - says he will decide later this year.] [On Fox, former Senator Fred THOMPSON- explains why he will wait.] [Political consultant Doug BAILEY- says there are too many candidates too soon.] The poll support for former Vice President Al Gore mentioned.
(New York: Katie Couric) The story of Harlem Hospital's Dr. Harold Freeman, who has long treated the underserved cancer patients, presented; details given about the links between cancer, race and poverty and Freeman's patient navigation program to help people pay for their cancer treatment. [Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care and Prevention FREEMAN - explains what poverty means for medical care; wants basic levels of care for all Americans.] [Uninsured Isaac BUTLER - comments on the program.] How the federal government is now funding similar programs across the country noted.
(New York: Sharyn Alfonsi) A study that may explain why teenagers act like teenagers examined; details given about the case of teen Norah Burke and about how the hormone THP increases anxiety in teenagers. [Mother Judy BURKE- talks about her daughter.] [SUNY Downstate Medical Center Researcher Sheryl SMITH - says it may be the hormone THP that causes mood swings.]
(Denton, Texas: Kelly Cobiella) The story of University of North Texas player Rich Young, a former Marine who will play in the NCAA basketball tournament for the first time, profiled; scenes shown from Denton, Texas. [YOUNG - talks about how the challenge of war made him more appreciative; offers his view on pressure.] [Player Keith WOODEN- talks about Young as an example.]