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FDA accuses 1-800-GET-THIN of using misleading Lap-Band ads
The Food and Drug Administration has accused the 1-800-GET-THIN marketing company of using misleading advertising in its promotion of Lap-Band weight-loss surgery, saying the billboard, radio and television ads underplay serious risks to patients.
By Stuart Pfeifer, Duke Helfand and W.J. Hennigan, Los Angeles Times
December 14, 2011