When diets fail, there are the controversial stomach-stapling surgeries to fall back on. While the occurrences of this last-resort alternative were few and far between more than a decade ago, they' have become more and more commonplace.
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By Robert Benson
Do dogs provide health benefits? Believe it or not, they do! Did you know that owning a dog and pet ownership in general, can help a person in many ways? Owning a pet can improve your mental wellness, reduce your visits to the doctor, improve your cardiovascular health and allow for faster... Read More
In honor of Mother's Day, Spencer Pratt apparently sent his best wishes along to mother-in-law Darlene Egelhoff by rejoicing over news of the possible foreclosure on her house. According to TMZ, Egelhoff owes more than $187,000 on a $189,000 loan she assumed in 2006 on her Colorado home. In an effort to further reveal what a douchebag Pratt is, TMZ approached The Hills villain for a comment on the impending proceedings. Says... Read More
You have made the first decision on the road to becoming a new you. Whether your plastic surgery is elective or reconstructive, you want the best plastic surgeon that you can find at your side during this journey. Finding a great plastic surgeon isn't an easy task, so you'll need to do some homework before going under the knife.
Finding the Best Plastic Surgeon & Referrals
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His body isn't a wonderland after all. "Who Says" singer John Mayer underwent surgery to remove a granuloma on just above his vocal cord last week. The 34-year-old had been playing the "wait-and-see" game before opting for surgery. But nothing seemed to help -- not voice rest or any other approaches. Mayer took to his blog to give fans an update on his health. He's now on vocal rest for a month or more. Mayer says he refuses to... Read More
It sounds like a scene out of Twins , but real life imitated art when Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone wound up in the same hospital and the same room while undergoing the same procedure. The costars of The Expendables needed to get tune-ups on their 60-something shoulders, Schwarzenegger tweeted. "Look who was coincidentally waiting in line behind me for his shoulder surgery," Schwarzenegger... Read More
A toothache has extended the headache for troubled couple Charlie Sheen and Brooke Mueller. The restraining order against Sheen won't be removed Wednesday, but something else will. The Two and a Half Men star's estranged wife Brooke Mueller was forced to undergo an emergency wisdom tooth extraction, followed by 72 hours of bed rest. The dental procedure delayed the highly... Read More
And then there were nine. Bad boy biker Jesse James learned the hard way that you win some and you lose some. In this case, it was fingers. After recently going back into the motorcycle business, the reality star had a difficult day at work when he whacked off a big chunk of his pinky. While most guys would have wished they were dead men, James put his injury on public display, going so far as to even post a... Read More
Between 60,000 to 100,000 people die every year of a deadly medical condition known as deep vein thrombosis.
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot that forms and lodges deep in a vein, typically inside the calf or thigh muscle. These clots can break off and make their way through the bloodstream to the lungs, which results in a pulmonary embolism. For anyone with even the most limited medical knowledge, these... Read More