FDA Approval Of Dangerous Implants During Lame Duck Session Follows Pattern Of Favoring Money And Politics Over Science

Mon, 20 Nov 2006 02:00 PM EST

... The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued final approval to manufacturers Allergen Corporation (formerly Inamed) and Mentor Corp. for general marketing of silicone gel-filled breast implants to women of all ages for reconstruction purposes and women 22 and older for augmentation purposes. "Women should be outraged by this reckless decision. [click link for full article] ...