Author | Joseph Callerame, PhD


Manufacturer says radiation dose from airport scanners minimal

March 12, 2010

In a recent article entitled Radiation risks: Are airport body scanners ‘a great public health experiment’?”, Leon Kaufman argues that the use of these scanners at airports exposes airline passengers to undetermined amounts of radiation without reason and with little knowledge of the consequences. I would like to address certain incorrect assertions in this article.