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This year began with a breast implant scandal. This one has brought back memories of the one early in my private practice.
The current one involves the PIP-branded breast implants produced by the French company Poly Implant Prothese and rebranded by the Dutch company Rofil as Rofil M-implants breast implants. The first one involved silicone implants made by American companies including Dow Corning who no longer makes breast implants.
The picture of 3 implants includes: top -- an old McGhan double lumen (silicone gel implant surrounded by a saline implant); bottom left – Dow Corning textured silicone implant; and bottom right – Dow Corning smooth silicone implant. Dow Corning has not made breast implants since approximately 1992.
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Chilly Thursday; Nicer Weekend
Wednesday was a wet and humid day across West Michigan with showers and isolated thunderstorms. Rainfall was heaviest along and north of I-96 where ¾-1¾" of rain fell. Temperatures stayed in the mid to upper 60s to the low to mid 70s elsewhere with dewpoints in the 60s.
Wednesday night will feature more scattered showers, especially along and north of I-96. Rainfall will amount to around ½" or less. Temperatures will fall into the mid 50s. Winds will become north and diminish to 3-6 mph inland and to 5-10 mph along the lakeshore. Lake Michigan forecast: Winds: N-NW 8-16 kts. Waves: building to 1-4'.
Thursday will be cloudy with showers, mainly through midday following by clearing from the NW later in the day. Temperatures will cool off drastically, falling from the mid 50s into the 40s during the afterno
They kill more humans than any other animal. They number in the trillions, and their familiar buzz lets you know they are out for blood. It is the mosquito, and thanks to heavy rain and flooding, they are everywhere.
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