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Why is McDonald’s the Official Restaurant of the Olympics?

Anthony Gucciardi NaturalSociety McDonald’s restaurants are the very epitome of poor health, with their McNuggets most notably containing chemicals used in breast implants and silly putty, so why have the Olympic games officials adopted the restaurant chain as their official … Continue reading

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Toxic metal hip implants ‘could affect thousands more people than PIP breast scandal’

Claire Bates Daily Mail Tens of thousands of UK patients may have been exposed to dangerously high levels of toxic metals from failing hip implants, according to an investigation published in the British Medical Journal. This is despite the risks … Continue reading

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Is cosmetic surgery “ethically corrupt”?

Michael Cook BioEdge The flames of bioethical controversy crackle loudest in the media when stem cells or euthanasia or abortion are tossed onto the flames. But tempers can flare over cosmetic surgery as well. In the wake of the Poly … Continue reading

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Implant outcry mounts

Source: SMH PARIS: They call themselves the ”pipettes”, a group of 30 French women who, like hundreds of thousands of others caught up in a global health scare, are walking around with a potential timebomb in the shape of defective … Continue reading

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PIP implants sold to Dutch firm under new name

Source: Reuters Potentially dangerous breast implants made by a now-defunct French company were sold to about 1,000 Dutch women under a different name, a Dutch health official said on Monday, broadening a scandal that could affect some 300,000 women worldwide. … Continue reading

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