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7,000 More Women Have Faulty Breast Implants

Posted 05.15.2012 | World

LONDON (AP) — Britain's health ministry says an additional 7,000 women were fitted with potentially faulty French-made breast implants, raising the ...

We Don't Want Your Apologies -- Unless They're From the Heart

Christina Patterson | Posted 03.31.2012 | Women
Christina Patterson

If Jean-Claude Mas, of Poly Implant Prothèse, had said sorry to the women whose lives he has turned upside down, his apology would have been worth as much as the toxic lumps of fake flesh he swapped for his soul.

The PIP Affair and Trust in Health Care

Michael Yaremchuk, M.D. | Posted 03.28.2012 | Health News
Michael Yaremchuk, M.D.

There has been a great deal written recently about the now-banned silicone breast implants made by Poly Implant Prothèse (PIP), a French company which has since closed down. It was found that PIP substituted industrial grade silicone for medical grade silicone, which led to the closing of PIP's manufacturing facility in the spring of 2010.

Dutch Told To Have Implants Removed

Reuters | Posted 03.12.2012 | World

AMSTERDAM, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Dutch health authorities said on Wednesday women who had breast implants made by a French company at the heart of a gl...

FDA Warned French Firm About Breast Implant Safety Issues In 2000

Reuters | Anna Yukhananov | Posted 02.25.2012 | Healthy Living

By Anna Yukhananov WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As early as 2000, U.S. health authorities raised concerns about the French breast implant make...