| Mar 21, 2011
| 4:32 AM
More men are going under the knife for plastic surgery, according to a report released Monday by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. While the number of cosmetic procedures performed in the U.S. increased 5% in 2010 compared with 2009,......
| Feb 15, 2011
| 9:34 PM
Dr. Lawrence Hansen, an Orange County-based surgeon under investigation by the state medical board in connection with a patient’s death, has been placed on three years probation, according to court papers filed by the board last week. An...
| Mar 9, 2010
| 4:32 PM
It's good to know the economic downturn isn't leaving Americans down in the mouth -- or thick in the thigh, for that matter. Statistics released Tuesday by two cosmetic surgery groups found no lack of takers for Botox, liposuction, face-lifts......
| Mar 30, 2014
| 7:42 AM
Melissa Haydt has a weighty tale that rings true for many American adults.
The Walnutport woman for some time has been fighting her own battle of the bulge. She's tried diets and exercising over the years but could not lose those pounds that added a...
| Aug 18, 2010
Dr. Frank Ryan, a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon to the stars who once estimated he had removed thousands of gang tattoos for free through his nonprofit foundation, has died in a single-car accident in Malibu. He was 50.
The Jeep Wrangler he was driving...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Beneath the peeling paint and dust inside a 116-year-old fire house, Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest Director Frank Lipo sees room for a new dynamic for an organization that has traditionally been a keeper of facts.
"History has to...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 9:00 AM
It was a year of significant changes in how health care is delivered in Maryland. Here are some highlights:
Rocky rollout for Obamacare
Years of effort preparing for the Affordable Care Act culminated with the opening of state and federal health...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Source: The American Academy of Dermatology
Your skin is your body's largest organ and it works non-stop taking care of you. It protects your other organs, warms you up and cools you down, and can reflect how healthy you are inside....
| Nov 12, 2013
| 1:27 PM
If you’re like most Americans, the question “Where has Lily Allen been for the last four years?” will either be met with a momentary blank stare or a twinkly eye before recalling the snarky, outspoken British pop singer’s mid-'...
| Aug 12, 2010
Lisa Kurts works out five days a week, eats right and stays out of the sun. Her beauty regimen gets more complicated from there, with injections, creams and prescription medication — much of it aimed at enhancing the beauty of her eyes.
| Jan 19, 2010
When someone whispers that they recently had "some work done," right away the questions start: What was it really like? Did it hurt? Where did you get it done? How much did it cost? But even today, in our youth-obsessed world, people are reluctant to talk...
| Jun 1, 2010
Cosmetic plastic surgery at any age offers benefits while carrying risks. Are the risks worth taking when you're still a teen?
Why Teens Get Cosmetic Plastic Surgery
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), teens who request...