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Eye on Your Health (CT Scans) #932225

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 03, 2009
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(Washington: Katie Couric) Mayo Clinic statistics on CT heart scans cited.

(New York: Jon LaPook) Questions about the safety of cardiac CT scans examined; heart images shown; details given about the risk from radiation exposure. [Heart patient Paulette CABALLERO†- comments.] ["Journal of the American Medical Assn." study author Dr. Thomas GERBER†- calls for educating the medical community.] [Columbia University Medical Center/New York-Presbyterian Hospital Dr. Andrew EINSTEIN†- notes the risk of developing lung or breast cancer.]

Couric, Katie;
LaPook, Jon

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