It's likely that flying will always be a pain, but it's even more of a pain for airline passengers with medical devices that might cause problems during security screenings. Luckily, the Transportation Security Administration has a new notification card that may help. It says:

December 15, 2010

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Medical Devices on a Plane

 “I have the following health condition, disability or medical device that may affect my screening” with a box marked “optional” for travelers to write in. Below that, the card reads, “I understand that presenting this card does not exempt me from screening.”

The question is whether this card will prevent passengers from being felt up like a new couch. Unlikely. But it's a start, right? —Lawrence Lloyd

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