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Keebler
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There are far too many very important details here to excerpt. A "must read" for all of us whether we have any kind of implant or not.


https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/13/opinion/sunday/can-your-hip-replacement-kill-you.html

Can Your Hip Replacement Kill You?

By Jeanne Lenzer - The New York Times - January 13, 2018

Many medical devices on the market have undergone no clinical testing at all.
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This makes me SO angry! "Free Market" ? We have no idea what we are getting, and items that can be created for $25.00 can be marketed for 25K, so unlimited profit margins make what FEW financial judgements people eventually get as "justice", more like they are coughing up *"5% of ONE Day's Profits"*.
Same thing when my kidneys started failing and I had to research the Vaginal Mesh. NDAs accompanied any judgements and they KEPT SELLING them and IMPLANTING them into women. I think they still ARE.

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