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"Pelvic prolapse surgery using mesh no more effective than standard repair?"

” there were no clear benefits from the use of mesh or graft over a standard repair in women having their first operation. However, synthetic mesh did result in some complications which posed extra risk.”

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Senate Urged To Start Over On Health Care

Consumer Affairs tells us that during the 2016 political campaign, the idea seemed simple. Republicans up and down the ticket generally supported “repealing and replacing” the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. 436 more words


Scam Gram Newsletter, May 2017

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A Consumer Action News Alert • May 2017 • www.consumer-action.org

SCAM GRAM is Consumer Action’s monthly e-newsletter alerting you to the dirtiest players in the world of tech fraud, credit card scams, ID theft and general con-artistry. 1,751 more words


Consumer Activists Concerned Over Weaker CFPB

Alarmed by the rapid dismantling of consumer protection measures enacted during the Obama Administration, more than 100 consumer advocates from 36 states are coming to Washington, D.C. 383 more words


Restaurants To Add Calorie Counts To Menus

Even though the Food and Drug Administration has once again decided to delay enforcement of a new rule requiring restaurant chains and others to include calorie information on their menus, some companies have decided to just go ahead with displaying this information. 239 more words


FDA Warns 14 Companies Selling Unproven Cancer Cures

Treating cancer can be a painful, drawn-out process, and there’s no guarantee of a cure. Unfortunately, there’s no magic pill that can get rid of cancer, or prevent it from occurring in the first place. 747 more words


Another Dog Food Euthanasia Recall

Chris Morran of The Consumerist reports that yet another pet food brand is recalling some of its dog food over concerns that it may contain pentobarbital, a drug used for euthanasia mostly of dogs, cats, and horses. 300 more words

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