| Sep 13, 2012
Tanya Sij is like more than 230,000 women who've had tummy tucks over the past two years.
She can count the reasons she had her surgery on one hand.
"I've had five children and no amount of weight loss, setups, pushups, exercise would get rid of the...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 9:34 AM
For men and women attempting to lose those last few pounds, surgery may not be an option. Earlier this year, Dr. Eric Chang of Columbia Aesthetic Plastic Surgery began offering “CoolSculpting,” which he describes as a safe, noninvasive...
| May 31, 2012
| 2:43 PM
The simple fix for dog owners' passionate outrage over the Maryland Court of Appeals' ruling that pit bulls are "inherently dangerous" is to pass a law classifying all dogs that way ("Pit bull fight may stretch into dog days of summer," May 31).
| Jun 12, 2012
| 1:01 AM
PHL 17's Ashley Johnson "Gets It Right, Gets It Tight" at the Yoga Center in Medford. Instructor Alaine Portner shows how yoga techniques can flatten your stomach and erase wrinkles on your face, so there's no need for cosmetic surgery. She says yoga...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 12:24 PM
We never fall in love with ugliness.
It's beauty; it's always been beauty. Whether elegant lines or seductive shapes, beauty attracts us.
And for most people, that attraction is based on the past. We want to look younger. We want to be younger. We...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Enhancing the rear end is a growing trend in cosmetic surgery.
"There's been a big explosion in this procedure in the last 5 years," explains cosmetic surgeon Dr. Gregory Pippin.
Dr. Pippin is an expert in the tush department; you could call him the...
| Feb 2, 2012
At what price is beauty?
One of science fiction's most enduring themes involves a future world where everyone looks perfect but no one is happy.
One old "Twilight Zone" episode involves a young woman refusing to select the "model" body in which she'll...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Sterling, Harley Edward, "Ed", MD, 82, passed away at home from cancer, on Saturday, August 18, two days before his 83rd birthday, surrounded by his family. He was born in 1929 in Granite City, Illinois, and was the only child of Gladys and Harley Edward...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 4:30 PM
A 59-year-old Lochearn woman died Monday of a rare infection after liposuction surgery, and two other patients have also contracted infections, prompting health officials Wednesday to shut down the Timonium cosmetic surgery center where each was treated....
| Oct 5, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Niki Zikmund thought she had done all the right things. She got plenty of exercise,
breast fed her children, did not smoke and was not a heavy drinker. She was careful
with her diet. In fact, she was a leader in the local Weight Watchers organization....
| Jul 25, 2012
| 6:49 AM
A growing number of people looking for less invasive procedures than plastic surgery or Botox injections to do away with wrinkles and sagging jawlines are turning to the ancient Chinese-rooted practice of acupuncture. And they are starting to come to...