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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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  • Meet the Startup Building Artificial Intelligence for Everyone - Wall St. Cheat Sheet
    ... that don’t require domain experts to program ... want to identify food photos to those who want to automatically analyze body scans and ...
    12/10/2014 - 12:54 pm | View Link
  • Demystifying the Official Discourse on Childhood Thyroid Cancer in ... - Japan Focus
    ... amongst experts is necessary. Suzuki Shinichi Indeed, while experts such ... levels below 100 milli Sieverts (e.g. CT scans, background ...
    12/9/2014 - 3:44 pm | View Link
  • Clarke must be saved from himself - Adelaide Now
    ... more scans than a pregnant princess yet there are no answers, no clear treatment and no obvious pathway to a healthier body. Even the experts...
    12/9/2014 - 12:42 pm | View Link
  • The Secret to Power Aging - Reader's Digest Canada
    ... not easily measured by heart tests or brain scans. ... can’t quite pinpoint, the body starts wearing ... Most sports-medicine experts also ...
    12/9/2014 - 11:57 am | View Link
  • A belly laugh will do you a world of good - Toronto Star Online
    This has been proven with blood tests and PET scans. ... Every part of the body benefits from a good belly ... question or comment for one of our ...
    12/9/2014 - 8:38 am | View Link
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  • Sugar Could Relieve the Process of Getting Body Scans
    For cancer patients, getting body scans becomes a regular and required test. This amount of scans often exposes the body to high levels of radioactive material, which is undesirable. Due to this fact, researchers have tried to find alternative options that ...
    07/12/2013 - 6:34 am | View Link
  • CT scans not safe for humans, experts warn
    (NaturalNews) Although the use of computed tomography (CT) scans has become increasingly common, there is no reliable evidence that such scans are safe, according to a paper ... imaging," when a doctor orders a CT scan that will be of limited medical ...
    04/27/2013 - 10:09 am | View Link
  • Experts weigh risks of CT scans
    CT, or computerized tomography, scans use a series of X-rays taken from many angles to provide cross-sectional images of the inside of the body, according to the National ... You can do a CT scan in 5 to 7 seconds.” Dr. Jeff Hanna, Greenville Memorial ...
    03/21/2013 - 6:25 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.
    11/16/2011 - 7:19 pm | View Link
  • Experts Assess Health Risks of Airport Full-Body Scanners
    Physical pat-downs are performed on people who refuse the full-body scan. With amped-up media scrutiny on the full-body scans, and with many patients preparing for holiday travel, an increasing number of physicians have been calling Kelly Classic ...
    11/23/2010 - 11:00 am | View Link
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  • Are Airport Body Scans Safe for Pregnant Women? | Dr ...
    From what I’ve been reading, it’s questionable whether the radiation levels of the scans are truly safe for anybody. Sad that the gropes are the better ...
    12/17/2014 - 7:14 am | View Website
  • CT Scan: Computed Tomography, Imaging Services | UCLA ...
    Using specialized equipment and expertise to create and interpret CT scans of the body, radiologists can more easily diagnose problems such as cancers, cardiovascular ...
    12/17/2014 - 3:18 am | View Website
  • What Is a Total Body Scan? | eHow
    A total body scan is also commonly referred to as a CT body scan, or simply as a CAT scan. A total body scan can be used to detect health issues that are potentially ...
    12/16/2014 - 5:16 pm | View Website
  • Full body scanner
    A full-body scanner is a device that detects objects on a person's body for security screening purposes, without physically removing clothes or making physical contact.
    12/16/2014 - 4:33 pm | View Website
  • Types of CT Scans
    Types of CT Scans. A Computerized Tomography scan, or CT scan, uses x-rays to form three-dimensional images of body parts and organs. CT scans can be as small as a ...
    12/16/2014 - 1:35 pm | View Website
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