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The Surprising History and Future of Boob Job Fever

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 11.18.2014 | Style
Nikki Gloudeman

As a feminist, I've always felt deeply conflicted about the whole boob job thing. On one hand, it's both sad and ridiculous that women feel compelled to pay thousands and undergo surgery to attain an ostensibly "more desirable" body.

Butt Implants Are On The Rise

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 02.26.2014 | Style

According to a new American Society of Plastic Surgeons report, plastic surgery is on the rise -- no ifs, ands, or butts about it. Last year, a stagge...

The House My Rack Built

Lauren Cahn | Posted 07.28.2013 | Style
Lauren Cahn

After the initial fog lifted after my father's death, I began to consider my own vulnerability to more and more complicated complications that might arise out of my initial diagnosis, my treatment and all of the surgeries and hospital stays that followed.

Woman Wins $3.35 Million In Case Against Johnson & Johnson

AP | LINDA A. JOHNSON | Posted 04.27.2013 | Business

A New Jersey jury on Monday awarded $3.35 million to a former nurse who blames Johnson & Johnson's vaginal mesh implant for years of severe, chronic p...

Are You Ready for Artificial Vision? The Future Is Yesterday's Tomorrow

Jonathan Aberman | Posted 04.21.2013 | Technology
Jonathan Aberman

Imagine a life extension technology that costs $100,000 per year, but for each year of use extended a person's productive life span another year. How much would you pay to have 20 healthy years between 70 and 90?

Perfect

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 10.27.2012 | Women
SidneyAnne Stone

From the time I was a teenager, I was the girl telling her friends to be who they are and not care what anyone else thinks. I believe there is beauty in our imperfections. It is what makes us unique. Where I got stuck is in the perfections...

10 Years 'After' Breast Cancer

Lauren Cahn | Posted 10.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Lauren Cahn

Why am I telling this story for what feels like the 100th time? Because I think it is important to recognize that I am just like you. I am not a hero. I am not particularly brave. If I could get through what I got through, then anyone can get through anything.

Living the Dream, 3 Reconstructive Surgeries Later

Lauren Cahn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lauren Cahn

Is there a woman alive who hasn't fantasized about taking some of "this stuff down here" and "moving it up there"? Let me just say, I'm living the dr...

There's No Business Like Flu Business

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Stanley Bing

A new treatment for Swine Flu points to the inevitability that a host of products and services will one day be implanted in human wetware for purposes of convenience and efficiency.

Christina Applegate's Breasts: Hopefully, in Good Hands

Lauren Cahn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lauren Cahn

I had both of my breasts removed at age 36, following a diagnosis of breast cancer and in the six years that have followed, I have never ever, not for one nanosecond, looked back with even a modicum of regret.