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TSA (Finally) Studying Health Effects of Body Scanners 225

An anonymous reader writes "A 2011 ProPublica series found that the TSA had glossed over the small cancer risk posed by its X-ray body scanners at airports across the country. While countries in Europe have long prohibited the scanners, the TSA is just now getting around to studying the health effects." I'm not worried; the posters and recorded announcements at the airport say these scanners raise no health concerns.
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TSA (Finally) Studying Health Effects of Body Scanners

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It is easier to change the specification to fit the program than vice versa.