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Hernia Mesh-Injured Doug Bean: Suffering in Silence and Neglect

Doug Bean in Maine and his friend Kairos Doug Bean is a hernia mesh-injured man living in Maine. Please read his story. It is what happens when humans ignore the plight of those suffering, even to the extent of discontinuing their medical coverage in their greatest time of need.  Read more

By | 2014-11-17T17:07:46+00:00 November 17th, 2014|Hernia Mesh Injuries, News, Patient Profiles|48 Comments

Suffering in Silence: Hernia Mesh Patient Bruce Rosenberg

Bruce Rosenberg and '64 LeMans convertible MND, Jan. 6, 2014 ~ Transvaginal mesh has been used in women to shore up pelvic organs since the late 1990s but long before that, the same polypropylene mesh was used in the treatment of hernias. In fact, it was thought that Read more

By | 2016-03-23T11:15:39+00:00 January 6th, 2014|Hernia Mesh Injuries, News, Patient Profiles|199 Comments

Suffering in New Zealand: Jacqui Scott Wants Mesh Removed in States

NewNew Zealand Herald on Jacqui Scott Jacqui Scott is making headlines in New Zealand. The Napier resident has been the subject of a column by Kerre McIvor of the New Zealand Herald, as well as a feature article in New Zealand Women's Weekly. The November 3 Herald article, Read more

By | 2013-11-20T12:54:46+00:00 November 20th, 2013|News, Patient Profiles|5 Comments

When Family Members Suffer – Watching a Loved One Hurt by Transvaginal Mesh

Aaron Leigh Horton Your Call to be a Mesh Warrior July 21, 2013,   by Aaron Leigh Horton,   themeshwarrior@gmail.com For many of us, family members of those implanted with transvaginal mesh, life is now largely about watching someone we love writhe in unendurable pain for days on end, staying Read more

By | 2013-07-25T15:05:21+00:00 July 25th, 2013|News, Patient Profiles|67 Comments

Suffering in Silence: Thousands of Canadian Women and Cherie Storozinski

Cherie Storozinski May 3, 2013~  “My name is Cherie Storozinski. I am 50 years old and live in Dauphin, Manitoba, Canada. I am a victim of transvagnial mesh.” That’s how Cherie started her email to MDND. Cherie, 50, had a wonderful life in rural Manitoba, Canada. She and Read more

By | 2013-05-03T23:41:57+00:00 May 3rd, 2013|News, Patient Profiles|30 Comments

Hope Pagano: Hope for the New Year Despite Lupus Following Transvaginal Mesh

Hope Pagano, Lupus following mesh  December 31, 2012 ~ “I had originally had my surgery scheduled December 2010. I cancelled it because on the internet I saw 1,900 mesh complication complaints"~ Hope Pagano. Hope Pagano, 49, got scared when she saw those reports. The Long Island mortgage broker Read more

By | 2012-12-31T18:44:45+00:00 December 31st, 2012|News, Patient Profiles|55 Comments

Endurance Athlete Pat Buchanan Still Trying to Turn Her Life Around After Two Mesh Removal Surgeries

Pat Buchanan from KING TV November 25, 2012 ~ Last June, mesh victim, Pat Buchanan was visited in her Seattle apartment by a television news crew from KING-TV. They filmed her going through her triathlon gear which she had shelved after she began experiencing synthetic mesh complications in Read more

By | 2012-11-25T22:53:46+00:00 November 25th, 2012|News, Patient Profiles|22 Comments

Teresa Hughes: Demanding Answers and Raising the Profile of Vaginal Mesh Injuries in the UK

Teresa Hughes and police officer, London Teresa Hughes, 61, a resident of Liverpool, England, and mother of two, has made so much noise about defective vaginal mesh that last year she was profiled in the UK paper, The Daily Mail. It started: “Thousands of women have been left Read more

By | 2012-11-05T21:23:04+00:00 November 5th, 2012|News, Patient Profiles|78 Comments

Trudy Thomas: Suffering in Silence and Financially after Kugel Mesh Settlement

Trudy Thomas (right) and her daughter Kandace Trudy Thomas is 53-years-old and the song, “If it wasn’t for bad luck, I wouldn’t have no luck at all,” might be her anthem. Thomas lives in Cascade, Colorado near Colorado Springs and halfway through our profile interview, she had to Read more

By | 2012-08-19T23:38:51+00:00 August 19th, 2012|News, Patient Profiles|35 Comments