Nightside Report Feb. 9, 2022: Plastic surgeon warns of link between breast implants and chronic illness; 13 face drug charges after DEA raids house in Detroit

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Metro Detroit plastic surgeon warns of potential dangers of breast implants

Plastic surgeon in Metro Detroit warns of link between breast implants and chronic illness

DETROIT – A plastic surgeon in metro Detroit has a warning about breast implants that she wants women to hear.

Last fall, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finally adopted a policy on breast implants that many women have been demanding. Women wanting implants now have to be warned about the possibility of Breast Implant Illness (BII). The medical community was slow to recognize BII.

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13 face drug charges after DEA raids house near Mumford High School in Detroit

Thirteen people are now facing drug charges and money laundering charges after arrests were made in Detroit and Arizona.

The investigation dates back to February 2019 and include allegations against people who were living on the same block as Samuel C. Mumford High School in Detroit.

The DEA executed a search warrant on Griggs Avenue and arrested 13 people. Officials say there was a conspiracy to sell cocainemeth, marijuana and fentanyl.

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Report: Valieva tests positive for banned heart medication

Olympic favorite Kamila Valieva tested positive for a banned heart medication before her arrival at the Beijing Olympics, the Russian newspaper RBC reported, putting in jeopardy the team gold medal that she helped win earlier this week.

The sample was reportedly obtained in December, when the 15-year-old Valieva was still in Russia but did not come to light until after she had helped her team win the gold medal with dynamic performances in her short program and free skate.

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Stolen University of Detroit Mercy class ring returned to rightful owner 15 years later

John Wozniak gave his 1964 University of Detroit Mercy class ring to his son Dave Wozniak before he passed in 2007. Less than 10 months later, the ring was stolen from Dave Wozniak’s home in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Now, 15 years later, the ring is back with Dave Wozniak. It’s all thanks to a dedicated construction superintendent and the magic of the internet.

“It’s unbelievable,” Dave Wozniak said.

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Stellantis: Windsor Assembly Plant shifts cut short due to parts shortages from Ambassador Bridge closure

Automaker Stellantis has confirmed that the Windsor Assembly Plant had to cut short its two shifts on Tuesday (Feb. 8) due to parts shortages caused by the Ambassador Bridge closure.

Protesters have been using trucks to blockade border crossings in response to a rule that requires truckers entering Canada to be fully vaccinated.

It said production resumed Wednesday morning. The first shift at the Brampton Assembly Plant was shortened on Wednesday. The second shift is expected to report as scheduled, according to Stellantis.

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About the Author:

Brandon Carr is a digital content producer for ClickOnDetroit and has been with WDIV Local 4 since November 2021. Brandon is the 2015 Solomon Kinloch Humanitarian award recipient for Community Service.