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Quebec warns of cancer risk to women with textured breast implants

MONTREAL — The Quebec Health Department wants the thousands of women in the province who have received textured breast implants since 1995 to be warned of a potential cancer risk. The government has asked the province’s hospitals and clinics to contact all patients who received that specific type of implant in the last 24 years… Read More »

F.D.A. Warns Supplement Makers to Stop Touting Cures for Diseases Like Alzheimer’s

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday warned 12 sellers of dietary supplements to stop claiming their products can cure Alzheimer’s disease. At the same time, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the agency’s commissioner, suggested that Congress strengthen the F.D.A.’s authority over an estimated $ 40 billion industry, which sells as many as 80,000 kinds of powders… Read More »

Kentucky attorney general warns abortion bill is unlawful

Running for governor in a socially conservative state, Kentucky’s Democratic attorney general sent a letter to legislative leaders Thursday declaring a proposed bill to ban abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat is unconstitutional. Andy Beshear said an effort to challenge the U.S. Supreme Court on the issue would be a waste of taxpayer… Read More »