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Consumer Reports: Dangerous Medical Devices

April 1, 2012 ~ The May issue of Consumer Reports (here)  features an investigation into synthetic mesh and artificial hips - medical devices that escape rigorous testing to assure safety. Tens of millions of Americans are living with medical devices and whether a defibrillator, artificial hip or surgical [...]

By |2012-04-02T14:27:15-04:00April 2nd, 2012|Media Reports|0 Comments

Consumer Reports Campaign email Alerts Million About Defective Medical Devices

MARCH 12, 2012 ~ How bad are medical devices approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration? Reuters reports (here) that Consumer Reports believes they are very bad. The president of the 76-year-old publication wrote in an email to 1 million subscribers this year that, “The implant that fixed your [...]

By |2012-03-13T00:11:54-04:00March 13th, 2012|Media Reports|0 Comments