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The infamous “Princeton Mom” caught national attention nearly a year ago with her controversial letter to the Daily Princetonian encouraging women to focus their college years on finding a husband. Now Patton has moved from a letter to a book.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand doctors say a 7-year-old Japanese girl was bitten about 100 times during a dog mauling that has horrified many in the South Pacific nation.
SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 5, 2014--Kinetic Concepts, Inc. today announced an independent, retrospective study published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery showed that adjunctive treatment with V.A.C. VeraFlo™ Therapy, using the V.A.C.Ulta™ Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System, demonstrated a statistically significant decrease in operating room (OR) visits, time to final surgical procedure and length of stay compared to traditional V.A.C. ® Therapy.*
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- More than one-third of adults in the U.S. are obese and more than 23 million have type 2 diabetes. Now, there’s a treatment that could fight both of these common health problems.
(BPT) - As a private pilot and frequent commercial passenger, John Walkup’s hearing worsened over a number of years. But during one memorable airline flight, he suddenly lost most of his hearing, leading to enormous life changes.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — You know you're living in a weird state when there's a Festivus pole made out of beer cans displayed in the Capitol, a man offers to trade a live alligator for a 12-pack of beer, and a homeowners association has to create a no-swimming-as-a-mermaid rule.
(Family Features) The beauty about getting older is you finally start to loosen up. You tend to worry a little less, laugh a little more and melt into who you've become and the life you've created.
A 72-year-old woman learned the hard way that not all cake decorations are edible.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Today there are more than 119,000 people waiting for organ transplants in the U.S. Only a small fraction of them will get the organs they need. We’ve discovered it’s not just how sick you are, but where you live can determine whether you get a lifesaving organ or not.
If you don't like the way your nose looks, it can be fixed. Your droopy eyelids or breasts can be lifted, your belly can made smaller and you can look younger. But do you know what you should ask your doctor before you decide to have a nip and tuck?
Your face reflects the day you've had, your expressions, even the life you've lived. But, the skilled hands of a plastic surgeon makes it possible to not only turn back the hands of time and create a more youthful look, but a natural one as well.
Breast augmentation is one of the most common cosmetic surgeries performed in the United States, But there are other considerations for women wanting reconstruction following a mastectomy to treat or prevent breast cancer.
CAMPBELL, Cali. (Ivanhoe Newswire) – Thirty-three percent of women choose to get breast reconstruction surgery after having a mastectomy. This low rate may come as a surprise to some, but when you consider today’s long process of using needle-based, saline expanders, you might see why some women opt out of this process. Now, a new remote controlled device is helping ease some of that pain and fear.
LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. -- The annual Sarasota-Manatee Making Strides Against Breast Cancer noncompetitive 5K walk to raise money for research and treatment was today at the Sarasota Polo Club in Lakewood Ranch with proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Society.
STANFORD, Cali. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Stents, balloons, artificial valves. Today, there are more life-saving heart devices than ever, but a new discovery is taking cardiovascular innovations to the next level. Now, scientists have created a 3D heart that’s one-of-a-kind.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) – Gynecomastia is an increasing problem affecting about 40 percent of men in this country. Enlarged male breasts can be caused by weight gain, estrogen, drugs, medications, and steroids. Now, one plastic surgeon has perfected a procedure that removes the breasts without leaving any scars.
ABC NEWS - After a Chinese man’s nose was irreparably damaged from infection, his doctors decided to “grow” a second nose on the man’s forehead to replace the original nose.
Botox was recently approved by the FDA for treating crows feet, well now, its back in the news sparking debate over when is too early to use Botox for cosmetic use.
BALTIMORE, Md. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- The pain and discomfort from hemorrhoids can be debilitating. The swollen and inflamed veins impact more than 15-million people in the US. While there are many treatments out there, most are either ineffective or have serious side effects. Now there is a new non-invasive treatment that is making these bleeding blood vessels disappear almost effortlessly.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Nerve disease caused by type-2 Diabetes accounts for half of all amputations in the U.S., but a new treatment is helping patients keep their limbs. And it comes from a pregnant woman!
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- When arthritis affects the ankle simply walking can be excruciating. Fusing the ankle joint or putting in a metal implant can help, but for active patients they could wear out quickly. Now, there is a new procedure that one doctor believes has the potential to last a lifetime.
What you need to know before choosing a plastic surgeon
It is a frightening trend, and a fact that more plastic surgery procedures are being performed by doctors that may not be qualified.