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A foiled plot to sneak a bomb through airport checkpoints and onto a plane bound for the United States calls attention to gaps in screening measures that are supposed to detect threats airport metal detectors miss.

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    His brain imaging scans illustrated how the obsessive compulsive brain has structural and functional abnormalties in both the white and gray...
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  • Sugar Could Relieve the Process of Getting Body Scans
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  • CT scans not safe for humans, experts warn
    The experts noted that few, if any, studies have directly examined the cumulative, lifelong effects of small, occasional doses of radiation delivered to specific areas of the body. Instead, safety standards for CT scans are based on studies of people ...
    04/27/2013 - 9:09 am | View Link
  • Airport Body Scanners Mostly Safe for Travelers, Experts Say
    "It's still a low dose, but it’s much more than what’s usually said," Brenner said. Pass it on: The risks of low doses of radiation, such as those used by airport body scanners, are uncertain, but so far appear to be negligible.
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