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FDA approves new silicone breast implant from J&J

The Food and Drug Administration said Friday it approved a next-generation silicone breast implant from Johnson & Johnson unit Mentor. Full story

'Shattered', Part 4

   Amber Hilberling is put on trial for 2nd degree murder. The prosecution lays out its case, arguing Josh's death was the last, violent act of a troubled marriage. But unlike so many cases, this one has a twist.

Maker of faulty French breast implants apologizes

MARSEILLE (Reuters) - The head of a French company accused of selling sub-standard breast implants apologized for the first time on Wednesday, just days after denying that the homemade gel used to fill them posed any danger to women. Full story

Breast implant maker arrested

   The man whose breast implant company Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) which used non-medical grade silicone, and sparked an international health scandal is under arrest, and could be charged with manslaughter.  Jean-Claude Mas was arrested at his home in southern France.  ITN’s Sally Biddulph reports.  

France arrests breast implant boss amid scare

The former head of a French company at the center of a breast implant scandal affecting tens of thousands of women worldwide has been arrested in southeast France. Full story

Breast implant saves stabbing victim's life

   Doctors say a Florida stab victim's breast implant had just enough saline in it to stop the knife from piercing her chest. WESH's Kendra Oestreich reports.

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  A divide on faulty breast implants

Divisions have emerged in the U.K. over how to treat the thousands of women who have faulty breast implants from PIP (Poly Implant Prothese). Women in Wales will be treated differently from those in England. ITN’s Lawrence McGinty reports.

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PIP company founder Mas smokes a cigarette as he leaves the courthouse during the trial of PIP breast implant company in Marseille
PIP company founder Mas smokes a cigarette as he leaves the courthouse during the trial of PIP breast implant company in Marseille

Jean-Claude Mas , founder of French company Poly Implant Prothese , makes a phone call next to policemen as he leaves the trial of PIP breast implant company at the improvised courthouse in Marseille, April 17, 2013. With over 5,000 plaintiffs, 300 lawyers and five defendants, a high profile fraud c

PIP company former technical director Gossart leaves the courthouse after the opening of the trial of PIP breast implant company in Marseille
PIP company former technical director Gossart leaves the courthouse after the opening of the trial of PIP breast implant company in Marseille

Loic Gossart, former technical director of French company Poly Implant Prothese , leaves after the opening of the trial of PIP breast implant company at the improvised courthouse in Marseille, April 17, 2013. With over 5,000 plaintiffs, 300 lawyers and five defendants, a high profile fraud case over

PIP company former quality director Font leaves the courthouse after the opening of the trial of PIP breast implant company in Marseille
PIP company former quality director Font leaves the courthouse after the opening of the trial of PIP breast implant company in Marseille

Hannelore Font, former quality director of French company Poly Implant Prothese , leaves after the opening of the trial of PIP breast implant company at the improvised courthouse in Marseille, April 17, 2013. With over 5,000 plaintiffs, 300 lawyers and five defendants, a high profile fraud case over