TITLE

Toxic Platinum Found in Women With Implants; FDA Decision Expected on Risky Silicone Breast Implants

AUTHOR(S)
Erickson, Jan
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
National NOW Times;Fall2006, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the permission of risky silicone gel breast implants by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The National Organization for Women and other women's health advocates are concerned with the permission granted by the FDA which approves sales of devices, though critical safety questions are still left unanswered.
ACCESSION #
22859478

 

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