This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Tom Costello) The FDA’s warning about the side effects of prescription sleep drugs, including Ambien & Lunesta, featured; statement from Ambien’s manufacturer quoted. [FDA's Dr. Sandy KWEDER- cites reports about people doing things in their sleep that they are unaware of.] [Ambien user Helen KERRY- recounts crashing while “sleep driving.”] [Sleep disorder specialist Dr. Helene EMSELLEM- advises people to take the pills while in bed.]
(Studio: Nancy Snyderman) A study finding that heart attack patients have a higher risk of death if they go to the hospital on the weekend because staff is often reduced reviewed. [Heart attack patient Tim TUSKY- comments.] [Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Dr. William KOSTIS- cites the increase in mortality.] The potential shortage of cancer doctors discussed.
(Justice Department: Pete Williams) The pressure on Attorney General Alberto Gonzales after the firing of US attorneys examined. [In Mexico, President BUSH – says Gonzales has to make it clear about the facts.] [GONZALES – comments on conversations between his chief of staff Kyle Sampson & White House staffer Harriet Miers.] [Senator Chuck HAGEL – says our Justice Department should never have a line blurred with politics.] [Former US attorney Bud CUMMINS- says the attorneys deserve apologies.]
(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The anxiety when it appeared that the USS San Juan attack submarine was lost off the coast of Florida reviewed; details given about the miscommunication during a Navy exercise.
(Edison, New Jersey: Roger O’Neil) The push to replace incandescent light bulbs with more energy-efficient fluorescents, halogens and LEDs featured; statement from General Electric quoted. [Natural Resources Defense Council Noah HOROWITZ- outlines the advantages of switching.] [Los Angeles resident Ralph BARTON – cites his energy savings.] [MAN – notes the high price of fluorescent bulbs.] [Thomas Edison historian Jack STANLEY- says innovation is what Edison was about.]
(San Luis Obispo, California: George Lewis) The National Guard's Youth ChalleNGe†† program that helps high school dropouts complete their education featured; scenes shown from Camp Grizzly. [Cadets Ron HOLLIS†, Jeren McNAIR††- comment.] [National Guard Lt. Col. Nancy BAIRD†- says it gives them their dreams back.] [Youth ChalleNGe Greg SHARP†- cites costs for the program vs. incarceration.] [Former dropout Fernando GONZALES††- explains why he came back as an instructor.]
(Rockville, Maryland: Bob Faw) The discovery of new genes & proteins in microscopic organisms collected from the oceans featured; scenes shown from the Sorcerer II and from under the sea. [Scientist Craig VENTER- says it could be our largest source for discovering new tools against emerging infections.]