“The Food and Drug Administration says it approved 98 percent of all high-risk medical devices submitted during the most recent fiscal year, the highest rate in at least 15 years.  The list includes heart valves, cancer tests, gastric balloons, spinal implants and other devices used by doctors and hospitals around the country.”  For more information, please visit: http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-medical-device-approvals-soar-1201-biz-20151130-story.html