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What are Some Signs of a Defective Hip Replacement?

  Hip replacement procedures in the United States doubled over the course of 10 years, from 2000 to 2010. Metal-on-metal hip replacements are particularly problematic. Metal debris from these devices can enter the space around the implant and the bloodstream, causing serious complications. Research from the National Joint Registry of England and Wales, the world’s …

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5 Questions about hernia mesh complications, answered

  Every year in the U.S., hundreds of thousands of hernia repair surgeries are performed. Surgical mesh is used in many of these operations. Unfortunately, some of these hernia mesh products are defective and can cause serious health problems. Let’s take a look at five common questions people have about hernia mesh complications. Why is …

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5 Questions about defective hip replacements, answered

Many people undergo hip replacement surgery to relieve pain, improve mobility, and help the hip joint function better. For many patients, the surgery can be extremely beneficial. But for others who received defective metal-on-metal hip replacements, the results can be devastating. Here are 5 frequently asked questions about metal-on-metal hip replacements: What is the problem …

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Defective metal-on-metal hip replacements

  A hip replacement is a major surgery. Without complications, there may be many months of recovery and rehabilitation. But when a hip replacement is defective, the patient may suffer extreme pain and dangerous complications. Issues with metal-on-metal devices Metal-on-metal hip replacement devices became very popular because they were expected to last a long time. …

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Exploding E-Cigarettes: The FDA Explores The Dangers

  As e-cigarettes continue to grow in popularity, the Food and Drug Administration is taking a closer look at one specific danger associated with these devices: explosions. From 2009 to January 2016, there were 134 reports of e-cigarettes becoming very hot, exploding or catching fire. In many cases, the explosions have caused serious burns, mouth …

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