News Archives

Test First, Implant Later
Akron Beacon Journal, Jackson, Mississippi Clarion-Ledger and other McClatchy-Tribune newspapers in late March 2007.

More about silicone breast implants
February 23, 2007

Women’s Health: A red-flag warning
January 12, 2007

ABC 7 Medical: Silicone Breast Implants    (WJLA video)
November 27, 2006

FDA Ends Ban on Silicone Implants
November 18, 2006

Group Says FDA, Advisory Panels Show Bias Toward Drug Approvals
The Washington Post, August 29, 2006

Drug Agency’s Advisers Are ‘Rubber Stamps,’ U.S. Group Says
Bloomberg, August 28, 2006

FDA Turns 100
Augusta Chronicle on July 4, Billings Gazette on July 5, and other Knight Ridder/McClatchy newspapers, July 5, 2006

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart news clip on breast implants, April 19, 2005
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Implants, Mastectomies Linked to Problems
Chicago Tribune, Houston Chronicle, and other newspapers printed this AP story on December 20, 2005

Implant Maker Fixed Samples Only
Washington Post, December 5, 2005

Statement of Dr. Diana Zuckerman, President of National Research Center for Women & Families, On FDA ‘Approvable’ Letter for Breast Implant Manufacturer
September, 2005

Safe Enough?
Washington Times, August 28, 2005

Health Groups Want More Data from FDA on Breast Implant Review
FDA Week, July 15, 2005

Senate Panel Probes Breast Implant Advisory Panel Conflict Of Interest Allegations, July 13, 2005

Statement of Dr. Diana Zuckerman, President of National Research Center for Women & Families, Regarding the FDA Breast Implant Decision
July, 2005

FDA Needs to Start Putting Consumer Safety First
Duluth News Tribune and other Knight Ridder newspapers, May 11, 2005

Breast Implants: A Woman’s Choice, But a Safe Choice?
FOX, April 25, 2005

F.D.A. Panel Backs Breast Implants From One Maker
New York Times, April 14, 2005

Silicone Implants Backed by FDA Panel
Washington Post, April 14, 2005

Risking Women’s Health
San Francisco Chronicle, April 12, 2005

FDA Panel Votes 7-To-2 To Lift Restrictions On Mentor’s Silicone Breast Implants, With Unusually Large Number Of Post-Market Conditions
April, 2005

More Teens See Implants as a Right
The Miami Herald, December 7, 2004

Be All You Can Be — In A C Cup
Houston Chronicle, Tulsa World and other Knight Ridder newspapers on August 1, 2004

Teens’ Cosmetic Dreams Don’t Always Come True
USA Today, July 28, 2004

Silicone Implant Ban to Stay
Los Angeles Times, January 9, 2004

Press Kit on FDA Restrictions on Silicone Gel Implants
Jan. 2004

Press Kit on Silicone Gel Implants
November, 2003

FDA Rejects Silicone Gel Breast Implants
USA Today, January 9, 2004

Canadian Study Confirms Women with Breast Implants Require Significantly Greater Medical Care
November, 2003

Inamed Research Shows High Complication Rates and Autoimmune Symptoms for Breast Implant Patients
October, 2003

A Split Decision on Breast Implants
Washington Times, October 26, 2003

Silicone Implants Generate Renewed Debate
Health Daily News, August, 2003

Silicon, Silicone, and Breast Implants
Pediatrics, November 2002, Vol 110, No. 5

Hype in Health Reporting
Extra!, September/October, 2002

Popularity of Breast Implants Rising
Washington Post, September, 2002

Do Breast Implants Increase Health Risks?
Physician’s Weekly, April, 2002

All But Forgotten
Los Angeles Times, October, 2001

Calling for Informed Consent on Silicone Gel Implants or an End to Sales
MAMM, March, 2001

Breast Implants: What You Must Know
McCall’s, January, 2001

Women Can’t Count On the FDA
Los Angeles Times, June, 2000

The Role of FDA on Breast Implants – Watchdog or Grandma?
Knight Ridder newswire, May, 2000

Breast Cancer Research and Patient Education Haven’t Gone Far Enough
Detroit Free Press, December, 1999

When The Subject is Breast Implants, How Much Information is Enough?
Knight Ridder newswire, July, 1999

The Second Coming of Breast Implants
Iris Magazine, Winter/Spring, 1999