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The Snitch interviewed some U.C. San Francisco radiology specialists who debunked the notion that the new TSA scanners — at the heart of what is turning out to be not much of a mass protest movement — are in fact dangerous. But to be fair to radiation non-lovers everywhere, some other UCSF faculty members had raised concerns about health risks earlier in the year.
Jon Brooks is the host and editor of KQED’s health and technology blog, Future of You. He is the former editor of KQED’s daily news blog, News Fix. A veteran blogger, he previously worked for Yahoo! in various news writing and editing roles. He was also the editor of EconomyBeat.org, which documented user-generated content about the financial crisis and recession. Jon is also a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S. He has written about film for his own blog and studied film at Boston University. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College.