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Are TSA X-rays Dangerous?

When it comes to the scan and the pat down, you should know that there are 244 full-body "backscatter" X-ray scanners in use at 36 airports in the United States. Other airports use millimeter wave scanners, which...
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Low X-Ray Doses More Harmful than Big Ones?

We've been reassured that low doses of X-rays, like the ones we get at the dentist's office, are not harmful. But now researcher Markus Lobrich says they may be even MORE harmful than higher doses of X-rays. Low doses of X-rays may actually do long-lasting damage to cells.

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