This program is 29 minutes long
(New York: John McKenzie) Children and cholesterol examined; details given about the new guidelines and of concerns about using statins in children. [Children's National Medical Center Dr. Sarah CLAUSS- cites the risk for children from cholesterol.] [Children's Hospital at Montefiore Dr. Daphne HSU- offers caution about using medications in children.] [Two PARENTS - react.] [Mother Audrey KROLL - comments on her son taking medication.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson; Boston: Tim Johnson) The academy's recommendations for screening kids for cholesterol, using statin drugs despite the lack of long-term studies on the drugs and the data leading to early testing discussed.
(Denver: Ron Claiborne; Washington: Jake Tapper) The plans for the economy from Senator John McCain and Obama examined; details given about taxes, jobs, the energy crisis. [McCAIN, OBAMA - speak about taxes and jobs and energy.] [Stanford Group Anne MATHIAS- compares their approaches to taxes and workers and energy.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson; Denver: Ron Claiborne) What McCain is saying about balancing the budget discussed.
(Studio: Charles Gibson; Washington: Jake Tapper) Obama's views on taxes discussed.
(Big Sur: Brian Rooney) The wildfires near Big Sur featured; scenes shown of the smoke, flames in the ravines, air tankers, firefighters on the ground; details given of a possible link of global warming with the lengthening fire season. [Fire information officer Rudy EVENSON- comments on their approach.] [Union of Concerned Scientists Brenda EKWURZEL- says the fire season starts earlier and lasts longer.]
(New York: Ned Potter) The importance of the coral reefs and the role of the changing climate featured; scenes shown from under water, including bleached-white dying coral; details given about the use of coral for medical compounds. [NOAA marine biologists Jeannette WADDELL, Mark MONACO, Harvard medical school Dr. Eric CHIVIAN- call it an alarming situation.]
(Beijing: Stephanie Sy) A wedding in China featured; scenes shown from the wedding banquet in Beijing.
(Jakarta: Margaret Conley) The colorful Padang wedding ceremony in Jakarta, Indonesia, featured; scenes shown. [BRIDE - talks about the headdress.]
(Moscow: reporter not named) A traditional Western wedding in Russia with a twist featured; scenes shown from Moscow of the wedding party featuring doves, bread and salt and vodka.
(Lahore: Gretchen Peters) A three-day wedding celebration in Pakistan featured; scenes shown from Lahore of dancing. [PAKISTANI - says it is about the Muslim culture.]
(Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: reporter not named) An Islamic wedding celebration in Saudi Arabia where the sexes are separated featured; scenes shown from Jeddah of the men celebrating.
(Nairobi: reporter not named) A wedding in Kenya that is a mix of Western and tribal traditions featured; scenes shown from Nairobi of tribal singing and from the church.
(New York: Sharyn Alfonsi) 41-year-old American swimmer Dara Torres profiled; scenes shown from the pool and the exercise room. [TORRES - says it is all about recovery.]