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FDA Consumer Health Information - Very Low Health Risks From Full-Body X-Ray Scanners
Date:11/4/2010

SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- General-use X-ray security systems are one of the full body scanning technologies being put to widespread use to check people entering secured spaces for concealed weapons, explosives, or other contraband.

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Learn about the low risk to health associated with these systems—and about the agency's new webpage on products for security screening of people—at http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm231758.htm.

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