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Hey -- Important article here in the LA Times. The FDA is investigating the balloon after reports of deaths soon after the procedure:

http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-gastric-balloon-20170810-story.html

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11 minutes ago, greenlora said:

Hey -- Important article here in the LA Times. The FDA is investigating the balloon after reports of deaths soon after the procedure:

http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-gastric-balloon-20170810-story.html

Thanks for posting this! Watching this closely.

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On 8/10/2017 at 3:12 PM, Alex Brecher said:

Thanks for posting this! Watching this closely.

Hi, Alex I just wanted to try to bring something to your attention. I sent an email to you awhile ago. I probably did it wrong but here goes again. The Dr that you have posted on this page, a DR. Brett Hanson as a BARIATRIC SURGEON here in Roseburg, Oregon is not a Bariatric Dr at all. Yes, he is a Surgeon but he doesn't do Weight Loss Surgeries at all. I was very excited because I would love to have him as my Dr. I just wanted to let you know.

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13 minutes ago, shedo82773 said:

Hi, Alex I just wanted to try to bring something to your attention. I sent an email to you awhile ago. I probably did it wrong but here goes again. The Dr that you have posted on this page, a DR. Brett Hanson as a BARIATRIC SURGEON here in Roseburg, Oregon is not a Bariatric Dr at all. Yes, he is a Surgeon but he doesn't do Weight Loss Surgeries at all. I was very excited because I would love to have him as my Dr. I just wanted to let you know.

Thanks! I will look into this asap.

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