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(SFGate)   FDA proposes strict regulations on all-metal hip replacements after complaints from the elderly about their grandchildren sticking refrigerator magnets on their rear ends   ( sfgate.com) divider line
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2013-01-21 11:59:03 AM  
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I'm not especially happy about press releases masquerading as "news". I'm particularly unhappy about press releases from FARKING AMBULANCE CHASERS masquerading as news. Especially when they're trying shut down a product that's helping thousands, perhaps millions, because a handful of people had adverse outcomes that might be related to the product, and they see a chance to make billions from the manufacturer (and grudgingly pass along a few million to the folks actually injured).

But, yeah, other than that, funny headline, I guess.
2013-01-21 01:19:10 PM  
1 vote:
Do magnets stick to titanium?
2013-01-21 12:18:05 PM  
1 vote:
If metal on metal is bad in a car engine, why did they think it would be good in the human body?  My knee replacement isn't metal on metal, for obvious reasons.  A hip replacement device shouldn't be, either.
2013-01-21 11:37:10 AM  
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I see an opportunity for more grandpas to say this:

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