Experts: Body Scans 'inadequate' Abroad

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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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  • Experts: Fever, Vomiting And Diarrhea Make It Nearly Impossible For Contagious Ebola Victims To Board Planes
    Working with the WHO and IATA, the United Nations airline body ICAO came up with guidelines for airlines ... passengers entering and leaving have to undergo temperature scans and fill in questionnaires indicating places they have visited.
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  • BMI isn't an accurate measure of a person's health: experts
    As waistlines around the globe continue expanding, some scientists say that it's time to do away with a common way to measure weight: body mass index (BMI). BMI, which is based on weight and height, is not an accurate measure of body fat content and does ...
    08/23/2013 - 4:49 am | View Link
  • Experts recommend closer scrutiny of radiation exposure from CT scans
    Amid increasing fear of overexposure to radiation from CT scans, a panel of experts has recommended more ... Most direct evidence comes from the effects of instantaneous, high-dose, whole-body exposures due to industrial accidents and from survivors ...
    11/28/2012 - 6:38 am | View Link
  • MRI scans 'are better for heart checks', experts say
    These are external links and will open in a new window Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans should be used to ... their symptoms are due to coronary heart disease or not. "This research shows that a full MRI scan is better than the most commonly used ...
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  • How did U.S. confirm the body was bin Laden's?
    It took mere hours to confirm that the person killed in a compound near Pakistan's capital was Osama bin Laden.
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  • Which test should I trust when measuring my body fat ...
    I am a 24-year-old female who is a fitness enthusiast. I have been trying to lose some weight. My weight is 113 pounds ( it was 120 and I lost 7). Recently ...
    03/11/2018 - 1:27 am | View Website
  • Debate Over Full-Body Scans vs. Invasion of Privacy Flares ...
    The technology exists to reveal objects hidden under clothes at airport checkpoints, and many experts say it would have detected the explosive packet ...
    10/26/2017 - 4:28 pm | View Website
  • What Is a CT Scan?
    Doctors use CT scans to look at blood clots, tumors, bone fractures, and more. Learn how this test works, as well as its benefits and risks.
    12/22/2016 - 6:56 pm | View Website
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