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Charlotte Doctors Return to Gulf Coast

(02/27/06) A team of Charlotte-area medical professionals is back on the Gulf Coast for Mardi Gras, providing emergency care to New Orleans residents and tourists. The doctors are with Med-1, Carolina's Medical Center's mobile emergency room. It's the second time since Hurricane Katrina that the unit has been deployed to the Gulf Coast. WFAE's Jaime Bedrin spoke with Med-1 director Tom Blackwell to find out more about this trip.