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Nine Deaths Linked to Breast Implants

The FDA announced that a rare cancer linked to breast implants has been associated with nine deaths. The agency first identified a possible link between the implants and anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), a rare type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, in 2011. The cancer is more likely to occur with breast implants with textured surfaces, as opposed to implants with smooth surfaces. As of Feb. 1, the FDA had received 359 reports possible cancer cases associated with breast implants, according to a report by CNN. ALCL is highly treatable when detected early. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Plastic Surgeon Foundation, about 10 million to 11 million women worldwide have breast implants. One study estimated an incidence rate of about 1 in 300,000 for breast implant-associated ALCL.

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Self Driving Car for Uber Flips on it's Side

Uber has stopped all further test of their self-driving cars when on of their cars was involved in an accident in Tempe Arizona.

Uber is unsure if the person was driving, even though he was in the driver's seat.

It is in Uber's best interest that they ensure their cars are safe and avoid any of these accidents. Google has had very minor accidents from their self-driving cars but Tesla on the other had have been involved in fatal accidents. 

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