Police Keep Interfering in Fun, Totally Safe-Sounding Home Butt-Pumping…

Our mothers had Mary Kay, their mothers had Tupperware, and now there's a new lady party in town: the butt pumping party. Unlike makeup and plastic storagewear, though, throwing festive gatherings wherein ladies have silicon injected into their asses is illegal. Which is bad news to several partying butt pumpers in… » 3/01/12 6:45pm 3/01/12 6:45pm

After Five Fatalities, FDA Warns Clinics Promising Quick & Easy…

The FDA is finally taking action against the clinics behind the 1-800-GET-THIN ads running in Southern California, where five people died due to complications from Lap-Band surgery. The facilities fall into a "regulatory no man's land," but about a year ago the L.A. County Department of Public Health asked the FDA to… » 12/13/11 9:48pm 12/13/11 9:48pm

Plot Thickens in Case of Fake Doctor Who Injected Cement Into Butts

More maimed patients have come forward to corroborate an accusation that a transsexual woman posing as a doctor has been going around injecting toxic chemicals into people's posteriors. » 11/22/11 4:20pm 11/22/11 4:20pm

Fake Hormone For Pregnant Women Causes Real Cancer In Their Daughters

Today in depressing: a widely-used anti-miscarriage drug that didn't actually work has been found to cause breast cancer, infertility, and a whole mess of other problems in the daughters of women who used it while pregnant. The drug's crappy effects are so far reaching that researchers also suspect that it may cause… » 10/06/11 11:20am 10/06/11 11:20am

Fifth Person Dies After Lap-Band Surgery At Shady Clinics

In December it was reported that several people died after responding to ads posted around Southern California for 1-800-GET-THIN, which connects potential patients to several medical centers. The clinics fall into a "regulatory no man's land," and at the time several government agencies said they didn't have the… » 9/25/11 11:02pm 9/25/11 11:02pm

Fungus-Covered Worm Promises Increased Virility For Stupid Rich Jerks

Hey, do you have a lot of money, low sex drive, and self-face-punchingly high levels of stupidity? Try some $800-an-ounce magic beans magic fungus covered worms. » 1/16/11 11:52am 1/16/11 11:52am

Researchers Find That Race And Ethnicity, Not Insurance, Cause Delays…

Here's some depressing information: according to findings presented at the Third American Association for Cancer Research Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities, researchers found that regardless of insurance status, race was a factor in breast cancer-related diagnostic delays. » 10/03/10 4:30pm 10/03/10 4:30pm

The Price Of Two Breasts: $198,000

Ana Jimenez-Salgado received $198,000 in a settlement on Tuesday; she underwent a completely unnecessary double mastectomy after being misdiagnosed with breast cancer. » 8/11/10 11:20am 8/11/10 11:20am

Should Overweight Teens Be Allowed To Get Gastric Bands?

Gastric bands are becoming an increasingly common fix for many overweight patients. While safe in the short term, some fear that we simply don't know enough about the long-term effects to keep pushing the procedure — especially on teens. » 7/26/10 1:36pm 7/26/10 1:36pm

Doctor Claims He Was Framed In Miscarriage Case • Gay Couple Refused…

• Dr. Edwin Erin, who, as we mentioned earlier today, has been charged with poisoning his pregnant lover, is claiming that Bella Prowse spiked her own drink in an attempt to frame him. • » 10/06/09 5:20pm 10/06/09 5:20pm

Not My Cup Of Tea

Dr. Edwin Erin has been charged with attempting to poison his pregnant lover after police found miscarriage drugs in the bottom of her tea cup. Erin tried three times, but Prowse recently gave birth to a healthy boy. [Independent] » 10/06/09 10:40am 10/06/09 10:40am

Like A Virgin

A 30-year-old woman from Moscow has been asked to stop requesting surgery to restore her virginity after her sixth such operation—an annual present to her husband—nearly killed her. [Mirror] » 6/19/09 9:40am 6/19/09 9:40am

Abortion Doctor On Trial For Molesting Patients

An anesthesiologist in Britain has been accused of sexually assaulting abortion patients while they were semi-conscious. Dr Narendra Sharma, 51, is facing three counts of engaging in sexual activity without consent. » 3/30/09 2:30pm 3/30/09 2:30pm

Incest As Medical Treatment: Not FDA-Approved

A disturbing post from a British forum called Female First is making the rounds of the blogosphere - about a mother who gives her 19-year-old son's penis regular "massage therapy" to straighten out its shape. » 3/24/09 4:30pm 3/24/09 4:30pm

Breast Reconstruction Patients Are Not Given All The Options

Many women who have had mastectomies are not being informed about new breast reconstruction procedures by their doctors because the operations are expensive and not all surgeons know how to perform them. » 12/23/08 2:20pm 12/23/08 2:20pm

Girl Paralyzed After Gardisil

A 12-year-old British girl, Ashleigh Cave, has reportedly become paralyzed from the waist down following a dose of cervical cancer vaccine. Ashleigh's doctors claim that the disease occurs naturally and is not connected to the vaccine, but her mother is skeptical. "At first they tried to tell us she was imagining it… » 12/15/08 9:40am 12/15/08 9:40am