| Jan 29, 2008
Forget getting behind on your payments. Maysa, a 31-year-old accountant, is making payments on her behind.
For years the Beirut resident felt uncomfortable with her derriere. She tried dieting, exercise and weight-loss pills, to no avail. Then...
| Apr 6, 2009
When the nurses wheeled Ana Rodarte into the operating room at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, she was already dopey from the sedative she'd been given in pre-op.
A heart monitor began to capture her drowsy rhythms. The anesthesiologist covered...
| Mar 3, 2009
Supporter of UCLA hospital
Madelyn "Maddie" Katz, 73, a philanthropist who helped establish a UCLA Medical Center program to provide reconstructive plastic surgery to soldiers wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan, died Sunday at her Los...
| Jun 26, 2009
Michael Jackson was fascinated by celebrity tragedy. He had a statue of Marilyn Monroe in his home and studied the sad Hollywood exile of Charlie Chaplin. He married the daughter of Elvis Presley.
FOR THE RECORD:
| Oct 16, 2006
YOU look just like your father, they tell you. Hey, not so fast. Though most men realize that certain signs of aging are inevitable, more are doing what women have done for years -- putting the brakes on looking older. And they're seeking cosmetic medical...
| Feb 2, 2004
Society may not be quite ready for the day when a dead person's face is recycled for the living — but that day is coming nonetheless.
Such an operation would give new life to someone severely disfigured by burns, cancer or an accident, allowing the...
| Nov 7, 1991
Jermaine Jackson says he took a biting musical swipe at his superstar sibling, Michael, because his younger brother had frozen him out of his life.
In an interview, Jermaine explained that the cantankerous lyrics to his song "Word to the Badd!!," which...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 5:20 AM
PHILADELPHIA As legalized medical marijuana gains acceptance across the country, a long-smoldering question burns a little hotter.
In the vernacular, stoners ask, "Do doobies make boobies?" Plastic surgeons phrase it more scientifically. "Does...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:32 PM
By Jessica Reynolds The New York Times has a fascinating front page story today about the intersection of industries that thrive off of women hating their bodies. The piece explains how large-busted, small-waisted and long-legged mannequins have become...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:51 AM
A Chicago woman has sued the village of Skokie and one of its police officers, alleging she was seriously injured after being shoved headfirst into a jail cell bench after a drunken driving arrest last winter.
Cassandra Feuerstein, 47, said in a federal...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 5:43 AM
"Beliebers," as they're called, are known for their hardcore dedication to pop idol Justin Bieber, but it seems one 33-year-old man may have out Beliebed the star's entire teeny-bopper fan base.
Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter Toby Sheldon spent...