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TSA Puts Off Safety Study of X-ray Body Scanners

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The head of the Transportation Security Administration has backed off a public commitment to conduct a new independent study of X-ray body scanners used at airport security lanes around the country. Earlier this month, a ProPublica/PBS NewsHour investigation found that the TSA had glossed over research that the X-ray scanners could lead to a small number of cancer cases. The scanners emit low levels of ionizing radiation, which has been shown to damage DNA. In addition, several safety reviewers… (www.propublica.org) Plus d'info...

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Redskinsfanqca
Matt Pakula 0
The TSA is not effective.
HunterTS4
Toby Sharp 0
Chalk up one more thing that TSA does that makes no sense
Redskinsfanqca
Matt Pakula 0
The TSA has just not really stopped anything. I think we have been lucky, thats all. I'm not against the body scanners, but if they promised something to the American public, I believe they should be held accountable.
JReinertsen
Whaaatttttttt!?!?! The low dosages of radiation actually can cause cancer and dna modifications? Shocker!

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