Discovery Health Channel

  1. Nation's elite honors 13 "medical heroes;" heroic nurses'
    invitations lost in mail?

    July 8, 2004 -- This Thursday night's two-hour television
    special, "Discovery Health Channel Medical Honors," hosted by
    Regis Philbin and featuring Tommy Thompson and C. Everett Koop,
    salutes 13 "medical heroes" for "bringing awareness to many
    challenging health and medical issues of our time." Of the 13
    honorees, there seem to be eight physicians, a biosciences
    researcher, a non-profit leader, a political science professor, a
    health system CEO, and an advertising executive. Not a single one
    of the nation's 2.7 million nurses made the cut, but at least
    nurses are represented--by the talented actress Yvette Freeman,
    who plays nurse Haleh Adams on NBC's physician-centric "ER," and
    who reportedly appears at the ceremony as a presenter. The show
    airs at 8 pm ET/PT. more...
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