| Jul 12, 2013
| 12:23 PM
How much would you pay for the perfect profile picture?
In India, young Facebook users are reportedly paying thousands of dollars for plastic surgeries solely for the purpose of improving the way they look on Facebook and other social networks.
| Jul 12, 2013
| 8:28 PM
Tumblr has tapped into parents, and some Facebook users are going to great lengths to get the perfect profile picture.
Moms are joining Tumblr: Since Tumblr was bought by Yahoo, users have created 14 million new blogs. It seems many of those users...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 5:47 AM
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons released its latest cosmetic and resconstructive surgery statistics on Monday.
Many of the trends were familiar. In all, the group reported, Americans underwent 1.6 million cosmetic surgeries, including face-...
| May 26, 2013
Kjerstin Gruys is a UCLA doctoral student in sociology with a keen, feminist's interest in body image. Her dissertation will plumb the relationship between appearance and inequalities in the workplace.
Acutely aware of how our permeating obsession...
| Nov 11, 2012
Fourteen of Doanh Nguyen's patients have died of prescription drug overdoses since 2005, coroner's records show.
But he's not to blame for any of them, he said.
His practice in Orange County's Little Saigon caters to pain sufferers of all kinds....
| Nov 26, 2012
| 8:17 PM
BOSTON — Dr. Joseph E. Murray, who performed the world's first successful kidney transplant and won a Nobel Prize for his pioneering work, has died at age 93.
Murray suffered a stroke at his suburban Boston home on Thanksgiving and died at Brigham...
| Aug 21, 2012
She was a self-described "cartoon," a zany housewife-turned-comedian with an electrified hairdo who broke into the male-dominated world of stand-up comedy in the 1950s with an outlandish wardrobe and a barrage of self-deprecating jokes punctuated by her...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 2:44 PM
It wouldn't be a true celebrity without a facelift....
| Jun 4, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Boston-based burlesque-punk artist Amanda Palmer's new Kickstarter campaign has brought in over $1 million, the crowd-sourcing website's first music project to do so....
| May 18, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Alleged drug kingpin Victor Emilio Cazares, among the most wanted drug traffickers in the United States, has been arrested in Mexico, despite having changed his appearance through plastic surgery, according to U.S. law enforcement officials....
| May 16, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Lady Gaga was forced to cancel shows in Indonesia. Decades owner Cameron Silver has started his own style blog. Diane Kruger kicked off her gig as a Cannes Film Festival juror in a lace-up Versus mini dress....