Abbott selling scans in fight vs. heart disease

[Star Tribune, October 07, 2012] If a $100 scan of your heart and the arteries around it could show hidden heart disease, or at least the early warning for future heart disease, would you want to have it done? Even if you feel fine?

About 28,000 people in Minnesota have embraced the opportunity since 1999, when Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis became the first in the Twin Cities to offer CT scans that spot calcium in coronary arteries. Read more at

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