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European regulators have approved the delivery of Medtronic‘s CoreValve System using a new direct aortic approach in patients with severe aortic stenosis. Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is a less-invasive...
This year began with a breast implant scandal. This one has brought back memories of the one early in my private practice.
The current one involves the PIP-branded breast implants produced by the French company Poly Implant Prothese and rebranded by the Dutch company Rofil as Rofil M-implants breast implants. The first one involved silicone implants made by American companies including Dow Corning who no longer makes breast implants.
The picture of 3 implants includes: top -- an old McGhan double lumen (silicone gel implant surrounded by a saline implant); bottom left – Dow Corning textured silicone implant; and bottom right – Dow Corning smooth silicone implant. Dow Corning has not made breast implants since approximately 1992.
Although it’s trying to keep quiet about its product, a medical device startup developing a new treatment for obesity revealed this week it’s in the middle of raising $5.5 million....
"Their blood cells can be given to anyone." LeeAnn Weitekamp is the Medical Director for MI Blood
A federal judge issued a life sentenced today to a high-level drug dealer who hauled cocaine and marijuana to Detroit by the busload and traveled to Mexico to have nine plastic surgeries and his fingerprints removed to avoid identification.
You may not think that West Michigan is a hot spot for sex trafficking. But a national organization finds Michigan's women, girls and young boys are at risk.
The son of fugitive La Shish restaurant chain owner Talal Chahine filed an appeal Thursday to overturn his 2005 murder conviction, saying federal agents seized 14 cassette tapes from the elder Chahine during a raid that were kept out of the trial.
Lauren Stanton joined WZZM 13 in the Spring of 2000.
Prosecutors charged a man today in connection with the stabbing and strangulation of a 16-year-old girl, who worked for an escort service.
The convicted murderer who escaped from a medium security state prison in Ionia has a long criminal record, including a quadruple homicide in 1993 that landed him in prison for life.
Stacia Kalinoski is a Multimedia Journalist who joined WZZM 13 News in January 2012.
West Olive Township - An accident on an Ottawa County road sent 3 people to the hospital this morning.
We've all heard about people having near death experiences, but tonight, we hear from a man who says he died and came back to life.
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