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Council Wooten

Electronic Cigarette Explodes in Man’s Mouth

An exploding “electronic cigarette” severely injured a Florida man recently when it blew up in his mouth, according to sources. Electronic cigarettes are tobacco-free devices designed…

Ed Normand

Did You Know: Implant Infections

According to the American Academy of Orthpaedic Surgeons, close to 1 million people get a hip, knee or shoulder replacement every year in the U.S. Unfortunately, in around 1 to 2 percent of those…

Sandy Grinnell, Staff Contributor

FDA Issues Recall and Patient Warning for Artery Stints

The FDA and Boston Scientific have issued a recall and hence a patient warning regarding three carotid artery stents and delivery systems. The three products that were recalled are:

Sandy Grinnell, Staff Contributor

Does Your Body Harbor Debris from a Medical Procedure?

Most of us have heard of the cases of a whole sponge or clamp that a surgical team has left in someone after surgery. But you may not be aware that there are times when only a piece of a piece of a…