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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....

Al Gore: Summer Ice May Be Gone from Arctic by 2014

One U.S. government scientist says the scenario offered today by Al Gore at the U.N. climate conference in Denmark may be too severe.

11:23 AM, Dec 15, 2009

Laurens County Middle School Teacher Arrested

A Laurens County middle school teacher has been arrested on two charges of providing alcohol to minors.

8:41 AM, May 8, 2013

Gordon Man Accused of Fatal Shooting

The sheriff says the victim was apparently shot two or three times  during a robbery at his home last night.

6:53 PM, Jan 7, 2011

Terri Schiavo's Family Profiting From Foundation

The brother and sister of Terri Schiavo are reaping the profits from the Terri Schindler Schiavo Foundation, which is supposed to help other families in end-of-life situations like Terri Schiavo faced.

3:37 PM, Apr 30, 2010

Six Arrested in Two Bibb Co. Marijuana Busts

Thursday morning raids by Bibb County Sheriff's SWAT team yielded at least 20 pounds of marijuana and two arrests.

6:39 PM, Jan 24, 2013

CONSUMER ALERT | Shattering Crock Pots

We want to warn you about a potential hazard in your kitchen. It has taken some of our viewers by surprise and has even caused some injuries. 

7:47 AM, May 9, 2013

Internet Scam Accuses You of Viewing Child Porn

The FBI is warning computer users to watch out for a sophisticated scam that could literally hold your computer for ransom.

3:51 PM, Jan 14, 2013

Multimedia Journalist

13WMAZ is currently accepting applications for a full-time MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST in the 13WMAZ Information Center.

12:36 PM, Oct 9, 2013

Amanda Knox: 'I have a life that I want to live'

With another murder trial in Italy looming, the former exchange student recalls dark days in prison and thoughts of suicide while hoping that one day she'll visit her slain roommate's grave.

11:04 AM, Apr 30, 2013

McIntyre Reacts to "Honey Boo Boo" TV Show

People in McIntyre are talking about "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo". It's the show shot in the tiny Wilkinson County town.

10:12 AM, Aug 15, 2012
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