- Making News: Major Benefits from Aggressive Reductions in Cholesterol
A new study says doctors can greatly reduce the risk of heart attacks and save many more lives by doing more of what they-re doing already. Dr. Christopher Cannon of the Harvard Medical School, lead investigator for the "prove-it" trial, which is big news at the American College of Cardiology meeting in New Orleans, has more on the coronary benefits of cholesterol-lowering drugs.
- Reporter's Notebook: The Clout of Popular Culture
At last week-s Oscar ceremonies, many of the stars that walked up the red carpet didn-t get out of Cadillac limousines. The hip vehicle on that Hollywood night was the Toyota Prius. What does that say about America-s celebrity-conscious culture? Matt Peterson, president of Global Green, reports on how his environmental organization took advantage of celebrity clout to build on its work in renewable energy and climate change.
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