Allergan recalls textured breast implant
In July, the FDA requested that Allergan recall its textured products based on evidence that Allergan-branded textured breast implants were linked to lymphoma – up to six times greater risk than other implants. The company complied, pulling six types of textured breast implants from the world market. For women who have already gotten these implants, the FDA recommends regularly monitoring their breast area and informing a healthcare provider if any symptoms such as rash, swelling, or lumps develop.
A small glass of juice or soda a day is linked to increased risk of cancer
More research is demonstrating that drinking sugary beverages (that includes 100% juice!) may not be your best move if you want to live a long, healthy life. Note, this most recent study is observational (can't prove cause and effect).
How To Pick A Doctor (Or Break Up With One)
Having a primary care physician you trust is essential to having good health care. Here's a quick read on choosing a primary care doctor, or potentially leaving one.