Response to the Silimed Breast Implant Scandal

January 30, 2012. Polyurethane foam-covered implants were banned in the U.S. over two decades ago, but versions were still sold in Europe for the last ten years exposing how lower safety standards for medical devices have hurt tens of thousands of men and women.

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Young, Obese, and in Surgery

The New York Times, January 7, 2012. This story follows a teenage girl through her lap band surgery, including her less than ideal results. Psychologist and NRC president Dr. Diana Zuckerman is quoted on why these surgeries are very risky for teens.

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