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HUMAN BODY PARTS FOR SALE TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER Inside a Creepy Global Body Parts Business by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 31 Aug 2009 2:10pm SPIEGEL ONLINE - News - International ~~ August 28 2009 42.90 Euros Per Arm Inside a Creepy Global Body Parts Business By Martina Keller and Markus Grill The German company Tutogen's business in body parts is as secretive as it is lucrative. It extracts bones from corpses in Ukraine to manufacture medical products, as part of a glo ... Read on »
The sales have been suspended un ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:18pm The sales have been suspended until an investigation from the company can determine the problems and issues with the hip.  A surgeon in Los Angeles was the initial person to voice an opinion about the cup failures.  BD  Zimmer Holdings, the nation’s biggest producer of orthopedic devices, says it will suspend sales of an artificial hip c ... Read on »
More Data For Sale Soon With Shared Clarity With United Healthcare Labs and Dignity Health–Crunching Numbers on Medical De by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 09 Apr 2013 11:36pm Back in February we had the announcement of United Labs and here’s the first output that will crunch numbers on devices to determine which work best, which have the best pricing and so on and so forth.  From the paragraph below it looks like the data analytics will be for sale to physicians and others who want performance and numbers on devices ... Read on »
My Huge Sale on is Back! by Mike Reinold Patient Expert Posted Mon 30 Sep 2013 6:00am Tweet Tweet It’s that time of year again!!!! I try to have the occasional massive discount sale on my online continuing education program Recent Advances in the Evidence-Based Evaluation and Treatment of the Shoulder over at  The last ... Read on »
All My Programs on Sale for Black Friday All Week! by Mike Reinold Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Nov 2013 6:00am Tweet Tweet With Thanksgiving coming in just a few days, I wanted to take a moment to thank all my readers. Thanks for following this website and supporting my educational programs. Thanks for continuing to help this website grow and improve. Thank ... Read on »
Cute Orthopedic Shoes by Erika L Facebook Posted Sat 19 May 2012 11:14pm   Now there’s a misnomer, right? Orthopedic shoes bring to mind (rightfully so) those beige lace up, rubber soled jobs that always look like they’re 2 sizes too small. Purple, veiny, pudgy, water logged skin seeping over the edges…ew. We’ve all seen them a million times and lets be frank. They’re awful at best, and creepy at worst. ... Read on »
Conflicts of interest in guideline development: a dirty little secret gets aired again by David W. Patient Expert Posted Tue 29 Mar 2011 9:52pm An Archives of Internal Medicine article ( Conflicts of Interest in Cardiovascular Clinical Practice Guidelines ) is getting a lot of notice today. In essence, many of the physicians who develop guideline that influence practice patterns and payment decisions have conflicts. The authors recommend only allowing those without conflicts to write t ... Read on »
Xigris withdrawal highlights conflict of interest problems by David W. Patient Expert Posted Tue 25 Oct 2011 12:51pm Eli Lilly is withdrawing Xigris from markets worldwide after a major study showed the drug doesn’t work for sepsis. I thought it would be a good time to rerun my post from earlier this year about conflict of interest problems with Xigris: An Archives of Internal Medicine article ( Conflicts of Interest in Cardiovascular Clinical Practic ... Read on »
Why does my orthopedic surgeon practice medicine? by jodigirl Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Sat 13 Nov 2010 8:43am I am no fan of Obama Care.  I am a firm believer that every responsible person should have some sort of medical insurance.  It is responsible.  There should not be a "pre existing" issue because people should not ever be without insurance. And this comes from a person with a history of cancer and orthopedic issues. At this moment, ... Read on »
Nikki Kimball Completes Vermont’s Historic 273-Mile Long Trail in Record Timebr north face jackets on sale by smileloving523 Posted Mon 15 Oct 2012 2:41am We are very proud to announce that The North Face athlete Nikki Kimball completed Vermont’s iconic Long Trail today in just 5 days, 7 hours and 42 minutes, setting the women’s supported speed record and surpassing the current women’s unsupported speed record by more than two full days. Her time is the top five speed records of all time, both me ... Read on »