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Health Risk Fears Raised Over Airport Full Body Scanners

The health risks are of biggest concerns to airline crew members, frequent fliers, pregnant women, infants, the chronically ill and immune suppressed passengers. The producers of these radioactive ionizing machines have declined to sign any guarantee of no long term harm to users which is telling in itself. The ionizing radiation in the x-ray spectrum damages and mutates both chromosomal DNA and structural proteins in human cells. If this damage is not repaired then the cells begin forming cancers. The biggest concern and health risk is for airline crew members as well as frequent fliers. Mainly, since radiation damage is cumulative with each exposure which builds within the body increasing the chances of cellular mutation and longterm cancer risks. Our society as well as medical community has become way to indiscretionary about the way they prescribe to x-rays, MRI, cat scans, dental bite wings etc.. Every time we turn around we are getting zapped with radioactive ionizing rays. Th

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Comment by Lola Flores
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 If you're worried over the 'health risks' with these civil-rights entrampling machines, just wait till you have to make friends with the not so friendly airport proctologist.

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