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‘My entire body was shutting down.’ Breast implant recipients say doctors gloss over risks

The ailments listed on Nikki Carruthers’ medical chart read as follows: blackouts, memory loss, fainting, vomiting, thyroid problems, angina, hypertension, heart palpitations, high-blood pressure, ... read more

'It was made to seem like getting a haircut': Patient says breast implant sales pitch glossed over risks

"My entire body was shutting down," said ... all of the risks." University of Toronto bioethicist Kerry Bowman says it's very important for patients to understand all the risks of any surgery, ... read more

Health Canada moves to ban textured breast implants

Health Canada is moving to ban textured breast implants from insertion into Canadian women amid mounting international health concerns triggered by a Toronto Star/CBC/Radio-Canada investigation last ... read more

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I was told my stomach pain was indigestion. In fact, it was a lethal cancer

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‘Please take textured breast implants off the market.’ Cancer survivors among Canadians urging FDA hearing to ban devices

“One of my implants had a small rupture that had leaked silicone oil into my body for ... say they are reaching out directly to patients with information of the risks. Last Tuesday, the FDA issued ... read more

Kennedy Jane Hertzig

Stacey and Chris Hertzig of Industry are excited to announce the birth of their second daughter, Kennedy Jane, born July 29, 2013, at Heritage Valley Beaver. Kennedy weighed 9 pounds, 2 ounces and was ... read more

Toronto’s 30 Best Doctors

And Torontonians are the lucky beneficiaries, with access to fantastically talented doctors—they’re the stars of the medical world and the people who may well save your life. Below, we profile these ... read more

Toronto Star journalists named finalists for 2018 Michener award for public service journalism

Jesse McLean and Robert Cribb, the journalists behind the Implant Files, which revealed that medical devices continued to be implanted into Canadians years after being banned elsewhere due to health ... read more

Whole-Genome Sequencing of Breast Cancers Is Progressing

Mardis, PhD, codirector of The Genome Center and associate professor of genetics and molecular microbiology at Washington University School of Medicine, talks about her recent presentation on ... read more

The must-read memoir by rock’s greatest survivor TINA TURNER

The stroke had delivered a powerful blow to my body: my entire right ... the stress of surgery. But ultimately our big day was scheduled: April 7, 2017. Two operating theatres were prepared — one for ... read more

Forget chocolate on Valentine’s Day, try semen, says Surgery News editor. Retraction, resignation follow

We have a bizarre tale to relate involving the journal Surgery ... over a rather strange editorial he wrote in the February issue of the magazine. The ill-fated — and, we’ll stipulate, ill-advised — ... read more

Bachelor Lawsuit Over Spoilers Settled

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