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Resource ID: #13145
Subject: Health Care
Source: New York Times
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For the one million women with silicone breast implants, the controversy over the devices' safety has caused immeasurable anguish and pain. For a few doctors and lawyers, however, the implants have become a business opportunity measurable in hard profit. This New York Times article looks at how a handful of doctors made millions of dollars on breast implant cases, usually by getting bulk referrals from lawyers and ordering painful, expensive, often unnecessary tests. (June 13, 1995 - Sept. 18, 1995)

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