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Harper CollinsJust when you though you knew all there was to know about the Rolling Stones, a new Mick Jagger biography reveals details of his love life and his complex relationship with bandmate Keith Richards. read more ≫
Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Illegal ******* surgery made headlines again this week when Morris “Tracey Lynn” Garner was charged with depraved-heart ****** in Mississippi after he allegedly injected a woman’s buttocks with so much of a silicone-like substance that she later **** of complications, including blood clots in her lungs.
The alleged incident horrifies ******* surgeons, but doesn’t surprise them because, they say, underground and barely legal procedures are on the rise. read more ≫
Courtesy Scott Mundro(BOSTON) -- Megan Nighbor turned 12 in June, but a rare disease gives her the bones, blood vessels and look of an 80-year-old.
Nighbor has progeria, a disease that speeds up the aging process. It is thought to affect fewer than 250 children worldwide. Nighbor is one year shy of the average life expectancy for progeria patients, most of whom die from strokes or heart attacks at age 13.
But a new ****, originally developed for cancer patients, could help her outlive the odds. read more ≫
Ian Gavan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Gwyneth Paltrow lent her voice (and tears) to Stand Up to Cancer's United Kingdom launch, prompting almost 200 news articles by noon Wednesday. But do celebrities like Paltrow really help the public health campaigns they stand behind?
Two researchers went head to head to answer the question, duking it out as only a public health professor and an honorary research fellow can: in 900-word articles published in the BMJ, formerly the British Medical Journal. read more ≫