The Happy Hospitalist has a timely post about the safety of the infamous airport x-ray scanners.
Steve Parker, M.D.
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Good info, thank you! I suppose the real question is to compare the risk of skin irradiation to the risk of a terrorist attack, the likes of with would be thwarted by the new X-ray technology, as opposed so some other terrorist attack which would either slip through or not happen on airplaines. Has that calculation even been done?
Good point, Emily. I imagine TSA would say they’ve done the calculation.
Skin radiation exists. I am positive.
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