This program is 28 minutes long
(New York: John McKenzie) A major medical study finding a link between obesity and six types of cancer examined; details given about how to reduce your risk of cancer via exercise and diet. [Harvard School of Public Health Dr. Walter WILLETT, expert panel member Dr. Philip JAMES- comment on the research findings and recommendations.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson; Boston: Tim Johnson) The complications of nutrition/diet studies as compared to quitting smoking, the difficulty of following the dietary recommendations and the importance of reducing weight if obese discussed.
(Nassau, Bahamas: Jeffrey Kofman) The impact of the storm on the Dominican Republic, Haiti and the Bahamas featured; scenes shown of the damages from flooding.
(Chicago: Barbara Pinto) The rate cut to offset damage from the slumping housing market and soaring oil prices examined; GDP, consumer spending and US export figures cited. [Deutsche Bank chief economist Joseph LaVORGNA- assesses the Fed's move and the coming aftershocks from housing.] [Heavy machinery company Power Curbers Dyke MESSINGER- cites the doubling of export sales.] [SHOPPER, LaSalle Bank economist Carl TANNENBAUM- comment.]
(Washington: David Wright) The other Democrats' targeting of Senator Hillary Clinton featured; scenes shown from the MSNBC debate where her credibility was questioned. [Senator Barack OBAMA, former Senator John EDWARDS - joke and criticize Hillary.] [CLINTON - responds.] [ABC political analyst Mark HALPERIN- cites Hillary's vulnerability of being too political.] Statement from Hillary's campaign on her statements last night about New York state's moves on drivers licenses for illegal immigrants noted.
(Ft. Bragg, North Carolina: Bob Woodruff) The miracle survival of Army military policeman Sgt. Dan Powers featured; details given about the insurgent's knife attack on him on a Baghdad street last July; scenes shown of Powers on the operating table with the knife still in his head. [Back home, POWERS - describes what happened to him and the damages to his face.] [Army medic Spc. Ryan WEBB, Army neurosurgeon Lt. Col. Richard TEFF- comment on Powers being knifed.]
(Washington: John Donvan) The alarm over the super bug, the drug-resistant bacteria known as MRSA, examined; news coverage and school letters shown and quoted; details given about the odds and the fear and about the dangers in hospitals versus in schools. [Senator Orrin HATCH - says everyone should be scared.] [CDC Dr. John JERNIGAN, Schneider Children's Hospital Dr. Larry RUBIN- downplay the danger from a staph infection.]
(New York: John Berman) Trick or treat for adults on Halloween featured; statistics on Halloween spending on this Las Vegas of holidays cited. ["First Impressions" author Ann DEMARAIS- says it is about fantasy for a day; comments on the psychology of the costume chosen.] [On the street, four REVELERS - comment.]