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This Gay Pride Parade Float Was Shocking -- For All The Wrong Reasons

HuffingtonPost.com | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 07.02.2014 | Gay Voices

One float among the 200 that participated in the record-breaking Chicago Pride Parade on Sunday is catching some flak over signs criticized as body-sh...

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.

Separating Fact From Fiction: Obesity and Plastic Surgery

Michael Yaremchuk, M.D. | Posted 06.12.2013 | Style
Michael Yaremchuk, M.D.

We might think that everyone knows the facts about obesity and weight loss, but a recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine exposes a numb...

Thigh Gap A Growing Obsession Online... But Not Necessarily At The Surgeon's Office

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 04.01.2013 | Style

"I used to think there was just fat and skinny," a wise girl once told us. "But apparently there's lots of things that can be wrong on your body." ...

Body Image Researcher David Sarwer Debunks Hollywood Myths

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 01.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

Clearly, celebrity interviews provide no shortage of encouraging words. But if you're in the market for reliable information, there are surely better sources -- so I chose a scientist over a celebrity to debunk some of the body-image myths that Hollywood helps perpetuate.

Understanding Liposuction -- Four Ways to Make It Safe, Effective and Long-lasting

Michael Yaremchuk, M.D. | Posted 10.31.2012 | Style
Michael Yaremchuk, M.D.

The safety, efficacy and even longevity of liposuction depend on an educated patient. Here are frequently asked questions that, when answered, will best position you for a desirable outcome.

'Mob Wives': Renee Calls Junior Out, Makes Him Mad

Posted 04.20.2012 | TV

Renee remains in a pretty fragile state when it comes to Junior. A lot of this came to light during a couples therapy session with him on "Mob Wives" ...

A 5-Step Healthy Alternative To Liposuction Surgery

Robert Tornambe, M.D. | Posted 11.29.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Tornambe, M.D.

Here are five no-nonsense tips that will help you lose weight, tone your body and sculpt your figure to your liking -- without liposuction.

Back-To-School Surgery?

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 11.07.2011 | Healthy Living
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

Today, more and more teens are spending their summer days -- and savings -- preparing to start this new chapter in their lives with surgically refreshed bodies and faces.

Dangerous? Keeping An Eye On Trendy Cosmetic Surgeries

Robert Tornambe, M.D. | Posted 09.06.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Tornambe, M.D.

So my mantra when it comes to cosmetic products and procedures is: show me the science! And I am not talking about fake testimonials or anecdotal experiences.

Is It a Good Idea to Get Laser Liposuction?

Loveline | Posted 07.25.2011 | Comedy
Loveline

Loveline's Dr. Drew fields a call from a guy who wonders if it's a good idea for his girlfriend to get laser liposuction. Co-host Mike Catherwood wonders how fast the weight really comes off. Could it be... instantaneous? Is it weight loss? Is it magic? Is it light sabers?

The Most Effective Way to Lose Weight

Michael Yaremchuk, M.D. | Posted 08.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Yaremchuk, M.D.

So what is the most efficient strategy to lose that weight -- diet, exercise or liposuction? Body weight is controlled by the number of calories you eat every day and the number of calories you burn.

Liposuction: The Fat Cells That Never Let Go

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 07.04.2011 | Home
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

A study conducted last Fall revealed that a year after liposuction removed fat, it came back. And horrors of horrors, it reappeared mostly in the upper abdomen, shoulders and triceps (the back of the arms).

Breast Implants & Lifts On The Rise, Liposuction & Nose Jobs Decrease

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The New York Times has the lowdown on the newest numbers released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. About 13.1 million cosmetic procedures ...

Cosmetic Surgery, Women and Divorce-The Five Most Common Procedures

Robert Tornambe, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Robert Tornambe, M.D.

There has been a recent buzz in the media about "revenge cosmetic surgery" after divorce...

Weight Loss, Real Housewives Style

Leslie Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Leslie Goldman

The ladies of New Jersey, New York, Orange County, Atlanta and DC might not have much in common (Countess de Lesseps and Kim Zolciak don't exactly seem like they'd be best buds) but one thing they do share is a dream. A dream to be lean.

Heidi Montag's Spiritual Void

Suzette Standring | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Suzette Standring

In a world where surgical sculpting is considered an investment in one's career, what exactly is too much, over the top, the absolute back of beyond?

Breast Implants And Bound Feet: What's The Difference?

The Times-Picayune | Susan Langenhennig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We humans come into this world in a totally natural form. We rarely leave it in that condition. Dyed hair, shaved legs, shaved chins, fake breasts, p...

Botax: Cosmetic Surgery Industry Faces $6 Billion Levy

AP | JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — They call it the "Botax." The White House and Senate Democrats have turned to a proposal to tax breast implants, tummy tucks, wrink...

Nip, Tuck, Gas a Car with Human Fat

Suzette Standring | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Suzette Standring

Bio-diesel fuels derive from vegetable oils or animal fats and can be used to run vehicles outfitted with special fuel tanks and engines. But using human fat? Creepy.

Plastic Surgeon Used Liposuction Fat To Power His Car, Report

Daily Mail | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Daily Mail reports that authorities have launched an investigation into Dr. Alan Bittner, a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon who apparently boasted o...

Recession Rhinoplasties and Low-Cash Flow Lipo

Leslie Goldman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leslie Goldman

A single gallon of gas in Chicago currently costs most than a sandwich, chips and a Coke. A ticket to fly -- coach! -- to my brother in LA is over $40...

Namaste...Bitches

Lauren Cahn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lauren Cahn

Even yogis have their moments: We scream at our kids. We tell a fib here or there. We might choose to indulge in a trashy magazine rather than rereading the Bhagavad Gita.