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Cosmetic Procedures

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  • Carrying someone else's dream

    Carrying someone else's dream
    Angel Howard, 32, lay motionless on an examining table in a La Jolla fertility clinic last Mother's Day, her delicate features bathed in the blue-gray glow of an ultrasound screen as she watched a doctor try to impregnate her with someone else's embryos....
  • Taking Metrosexual to the Next Level

    Taking Metrosexual to the Next Level
    What do business men, actors, newscasters and other celebrities have in common with the boy next door? They're increasingly turning to plastic surgeons to improve their looks. Men and boys' cosmetic procedures in 2009 numbered 898,379. Compared to...
  • Lawmakers Consider Taxing Botox, Plastic Surgery

    Lawmakers Consider Taxing Botox, Plastic Surgery
    WASHINGTON -- They call it the "Botax." The White House and Senate Democrats have turned to a proposal to tax breast implants, tummy tucks, wrinkle-smoothing injections and other procedures as they search for ways to pay for costly health care overhaul...
  • "Botax" Angers Doctors and Patients

    "Botax" Angers Doctors and Patients
    Jerri Pedro runs a busy medical office in Fort Worth. The working mother, 48, says to look her best she does what a lot of women do. She gets botox injections. Pedro says a proposed plan to tax what some call liquid, anti-aging gold is unfair. "It...
  • Death, drug reactions spur concern about Botox safety

    Concerns about the widely used anti-wrinkle treatment Botox and a similar drug arose Friday as federal regulators said they were reviewing reports of at least one death and other serious reactions among some patients. Food and Drug Administration...
  • For aging skin in need of collagen, just any kind of microdermabrasion won't do

     
    Makeup is one thing, but microdermabrasion might actually be able to make skin look younger underneath the added layers of color and powder and lotion. But to do so effectively, it needs to stimulate collagen production. Researchers are trying to......
  • Botox not at fault in girl's death, Orange County jury finds

     
    An Orange County jury Tuesday ruled against the mother of a Texas girl who contended Botox injections killed her 7-year-old daughter. The verdict came in what is believed to be the first case to come to trial alleging the botulinum......
  • Enhance your look

    Enhance your look
    Q: I would like to have my tummy tucked, but my best friend disagrees with me. What are your thoughts on this? A: You are not alone in considering plastic surgery. But you should wisely weigh the pros and cons first. About 1.9 million of the 11...
  • Burn After Reading (B)

    111 min. Rated R Directed by the Coen Brothers (Fargo, No Country for Old Men, The Big Lebowski, Raising Arizona) I love how the Coen Brothers manage to swing on the pendulum of movie moods with each and every outing they give us. One moment...
  • Chemical Peel: The wonders it can do for your skin

    A chemical peel is a treatment that loosens up dead skin cells that tend to get stuck on the surface of the skin and in the pores and basically the way they work is they degrade the bond within the skin that are keeping those skin cells stuck to the...
  • Cosmetic Bargains

    Cosmetic Bargains
    As more job seekers face off for employment in a competitive market, some are turning to a few cosmetic tools of the trade to boost their confidence and gain an edge ... without going under the knife or spending the money they are trying to save! Dr....
  • Amid economic pain, Americans cut back on cosmetic surgery

    Amid economic pain, Americans cut back on cosmetic surgery
    People are cutting back on cosmetic surgery and other elective surgeries in response to the dismal economy, reversing the booming popularity of tummy tucks, eye lifts, and breast implants, which have soared in popularity in recent years, particularly...