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Good news! Chocolate is a good thing!

Posted February 12, 2012

The love of chocolate is a worldwide phenomenon that appears to entice most everyone. Many of us love when studies show that chocolate actually has health benefits. According to recent online article a new study proves once again that chocolate is beneficial to our health. According to the article growing research is linking cardiovascular health […]

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Beware of the drifter

Posted January 18, 2012

For most of us the term drifter conjures up the idea that a person has no home of their own. According to a recent industry article a drifter can also be a cosmetic surgeon with no permanent practice location. According to the article only 21 of our states require licensing and/or accreditation of offices in […]

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Runners are not doomed as they age

Posted January 15, 2012

Many people fear becoming less mobile as they age.  Most runners dread getting older if it means they have to stop running. According to a recent article in the Los Angeles Times “there is a clear body of evidence that running does not lead to the development of osteoarthritis,” says Reed Ferber, an associate professor of biomechanics […]

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Are big butts really a “craze”?

Posted January 12, 2012

When struggling for news it is not uncommon to see hype built around what happens in a very small segment of the population. The hype around but augmentation is one of them. Online articles such as the recent one published on would lead one to believe that women are clamoring to the plastic surgeon […]

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Athletes and diets a new marketing trend

Posted January 10, 2012

We expect athletes to be strong and  in enviable physical shape. When they get older and put on weight it seems they turn to diet programs and products. According to the Los Angeles Times, Charles Barkley is one of the latest celebrity athletes to pitch a weight loss program. According to the article he caught […]

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Protecting Your Investment

Posted December 26, 2011

Patients, who have plastic surgery, sometimes neglect to protect their investment. After surgery, it is imperative for patients to follow a good exercise regimen as well as a balanced diet.  Some patients consider their surgery to be the final decision rather than a process. Plastic surgery procedures can provide a dramatic difference; however, in most […]

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Don’t Let the White Coat Fool You

Posted October 17, 2011

The economy has finally shed some attention on plastic surgery and unqualified doctors performing surgical procedures. According to the Los Angeles Times the woman who is being highlighted in the new American Society of Plastic Surgeons campaign against unqualified doctors performing plastic surgery, is from California. Unfortunately, she suffered a horrible blow when she awoke to find that she […]

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Liposuction may be good for your health

Posted September 22, 2011

The hot news right now is that liposuction may in fact have health benefits instead of just cosmetic benefits. This is huge,and is set to be presented at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons conference in Denver this Sunday.  Dr. O’Toole  is encouraged by this report, and it may help patients understand why having liposuction […]

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