Value of Total Body Scans Unclear A Southern California health fad spreads across the country. Medical entrepreneurs are promoting total body scans with super fast CT scanners. A recent survey says a majority of Americans wants such a scan, even though medical authorities say the value of these scans is questionable. NPR's Patricia Neighmond reports.
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A Southern California health fad spreads across the country. Medical entrepreneurs are promoting total body scans with super fast CT scanners. A recent survey says a majority of Americans wants such a scan, even though medical authorities say the value of these scans is questionable. NPR's Patricia Neighmond reports.