Breast Implants

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Texas Woman Discharged After Bogus Breast Process

An East Texas woman who spent more than two weeks hospitalized after a bogus breast augmentation procedure has been discharged.

03/06/2012

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Woman Hospitalized After Beauty Shop Breast Work

East Texas police are seeking a beautician charged with unlicensed medical practice after a breast augmentation she’s accused of performing left a customer hospitalized in critical condition.

02/23/2012

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FDA Concludes Silicone Breast Implants Mostly Safe

Federal health officials say the latest data on silicone breast implants show they are relatively safe, despite frequent complications that lead about one in five women to have the implants removed within ten years.

06/22/2011