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How does Gayle's heart look? "Gayle has very sexy arteries," Dr. Jill Jacobs, the radiologist who performed Gayle's test, jokes.

Dr. Jacobs explains that Gayle has very tiny amounts of small plaque, but that they are not much of a threat. "I'm very happy that everything looks good," Dr. Jacobs says.

It's normal to feel nervous, but not okay to forgo this vital checkup. "Don't be one of those crazy people who doesn't want the information," Oprah says.

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"It's about empowerment," Dr. Oz agrees. "The whole process [is about] getting people to understand what's happening inside of them. But I've got one word of caution. As beautiful as the scan is, remember it's a snapshot. It's telling you what's happening today in your life."
FROM: The Number One Killer of Women Revealed
Published on January 01, 2006
As a reminder, always consult your doctor for medical advice and treatment before starting any program.


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