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Medtronic’s new direct aortic approach to TAVI wins European approval

Mon, 07 Nov 2011 21:15:32

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...

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Breast implant problems can be stopped with conscientious doctors

Sun, 22 Jan 2012 19:43:43

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.

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Minimally invasive weight loss device maker quietly raises $2.75 million

Thu, 24 May 2012 20:47:32

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....

Opry to Hold Public Funeral for George Jones

A public funeral will be held at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville for country music superstar George Jones, who died Friday at the age of 81.

9:51 AM, Apr 29, 2013

Macon Police Cleaning Up Suspected Meth Lab

Police say they found suspicious materials and instructions on how to build a meth lab, but no "finished product."

10:25 PM, Nov 5, 2013

Two Taylor Co. Teachers Face Sexual Assault Charges

   Two Taylor County High School teachers are accused of having sexual relations with students.

7:13 AM, Jul 2, 2013

Macon Man Murdered In Columbus

A 23-year-old Macon man died from gunshot wounds sustained during a Tuesday night shooting in Columbus.

4:41 PM, Oct 30, 2013

Robber Assaults Macon Store Clerk

Police say the armed man entered the store with a bandana over his face.

1:47 PM, Nov 4, 2013

Four Accused of Selling Cocaine in Macon

Macon police serving a search warrant at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday arrested four men charging them all with possession with intent to distribute cocaine.

1:46 PM, Oct 31, 2013

PHOTOS | President Reagan's 1984 Visit to Macon

On October 15, 1984, President Ronald Reagan made a campaign stop in Macon, setting up on the steps of City Hall.

12:48 PM, Oct 15, 2012

Police: Macon Woman Fatally Stabbed Boyfriend After Argument

A Macon police report says a woman fatally stabbed her boyfriend after they argued and fought with knives.

7:07 PM, Feb 20, 2012

Plastic Surgery Makes You Look Like You're Always Smiling

Plastic surgeons in South Korea are performing a technique called the 'Smile Lipt,' where the corners of the mouth are turned up, to make it look like the person always has the hint of a smile.

4:01 PM, Aug 29, 2013

Hobby Lobby Chain to Open Macon, Milledgeville Stores

Hobby Lobby plans to open two Central Georgia stores this year.

11:53 AM, Sep 26, 2013
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