Fifth Annual Sentinel for Health Awards (2004)

In 2004, the Sentinel for Health Awards program expanded to include primetime dramas and comedies. The NBC drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit received first place in primetime drama for “Choice,” a storyline on fetal alcohol syndrome, and the CBS soap opera The Young & The Restless took first place in daytime drama for a storyline about a teen with chlamydia, “Lily and Kevin: The Danger Within.” The Lifetime drama Strong Medicine took first place for primetime minor storyline with “Heartbeats and Deadbeats,” a storyline about HIV/AIDS in the elderly. The UPN show One on One took first place in primetime comedy for a storyline about alcoholism, “No More Wire Hangers.” The awards were presented at a ceremony held at the Writers Guild of America, West.

Read the winner press release
Read the finalist press release
Read the Awards Ceremony Program