| Feb 21, 2011
The Oscars are just around the corner, which means many Hollywood stars are getting nipped and tucked. But did you know you could make yourself "red carpet ready" without having to go under the knife?
"We sometimes call them 'lunch hour procedures,' "...
| Sep 13, 2010
When doctors, researchers and celebrity lobbyists talk about the amazing potential of stem cell therapy, their discussions usually center on big-ticket items such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, cancer and spinal cord injuries. They don't, as a rule, talk...
| Sep 20, 2010
Despite how aesthetic plastic surgery is portrayed on reality shows, there isn't always a happy ending. A study released today in the Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery finds that people who want revisions on their nose jobs may do so because they don't...
| Oct 21, 2010
Between acceptance and defiance there's a middle way of relatively small tweaks that will make an old face look younger.
Age affects every nook and cranny of the body, but nowhere are the consequences on such open display as on our faces. Dozens of...
| Oct 28, 2010
| 5:46 PM
As Halloween nears, ghosts and ghouls get ready to spread bone-chilling fear. Witches and devils will soon roam the streets, causing mischief and haunting for treats. Skeletons and vampires again will rise to the smell of soul cakes and blood-red apple...
| Aug 12, 2010
Patricia Kowalczyk had been suffering with neck and shoulder pain for years when her doctor offered her a shot of Botox.
The 60-year-old wasn't interested in smoothing her frown lines. But Johns Hopkins' Dr. Paul Christo wasn't offering the popular...
| Aug 12, 2010
Several studies show that some people who repeatedly seek cosmetic surgery are afflicted with a mental disorder called body dysmorphic disorder. But undergoing a nip here, tuck there or a poke between the eyes does nothing to improve the mental...