Search the Archive

Health Watch (Cat Scans) #394801

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jul 23, 2000
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Sharyl Attkisson) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Jerry Bowen) The medical trend among baby boomers towards preventative full-body CAT scans examined; details given of problems with the reliability of the exam. [CAT scan taker Dallas attorney Mike COLLINS - explains why he wanted the test.] [Cooper Aerobics Center Dr. Kenneth COOPER - says the baby boom generation wants to know.] [Los Angeles police commander Betty KELEPECZ - says the CAT scan saved her life.] [Urologist Dr. Gary LIESKOVSKY - downplays the procedure.]

Attkisson, Sharyl;
Bowen, Jerry

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.