Cosmetic Medicine

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2014

    Seven Crazy Ways Houstonians May Be Trying to Lose Weight

    I know I am not the only woman who has her favorite jeans from years ago hiding in the back of the closet. No, I'm not a hoarder but that's my motivation. One day I am determined to fit into those jeans again. "There are no shortcuts," said trainer and owner, Bella Barak, of Bella Body Fitness in ... More >>

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    April 26, 2013

    Sugar Daddies Are Paying For Lots Of Sugar Babies At UH, Company Claims

    A young woman finds an older man on a dating website. She's drawn to him. What can it be? His age and experience? His Sean Connery-like looks? The fact that she's got bills to pay at the University of Houston and he has agreed to pay for her education just for the pleasure of her company? I know w ... More >>

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    October 26, 2012

    Football! This Weekend's Best Bets And The World's Weirdest Lawsuit Victory

    For this week's random person with newfound wealth via frivolous lawsuit or dumb luck, we go to northern China and a fellow by the name of Jian Feng. Until recently, Feng was married to the love of his life, an unnamed (in the article, at least) beauty who had also recently given birth to their daug ... More >>

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    January 26, 2012
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    February 24, 2011
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    January 28, 2011

    Tamraka McGriff: Judge Says No More Tattoos for School Administrator

    Tamraka McGriff's philosophy​Tamrake McGriff is the coordinator of transportation for the Beaumont school district and, apparently, she loves her skin art as much as she doesn't like her body. So much so, in fact, that a judge has barred her from getting any more tattoos or plastic surgery unt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    Sheyla Hershey Wants Her Giant Boobs Back

    The publicity-shy Sheyla Hershey​If there's one thing to say about Fox 26, it's that they have owned the story of Sheyla Hershey, the local woman who got breast implants the size of a microwave and then got them taken out for health reasons. Latest update: She wants those puppies -- make it t ... More >>

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    October 7, 2010
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    September 9, 2010

    Sheyla Hershey Gets World's Almost-Biggest Breasts Removed

    Sheyla Hershey no longer looks like this​We've been following the strange antics of Sheyla Hershey and her breast implants for a while. Most recently it was her health scare hampering her quest to get the world's biggest boobs.Now it seems she has given up the fight, if Fox 26 can be believed, and ... More >>

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    February 25, 2010

    Shadowbox Cinema

    My body's too Boob-alicious for ya, babe

  • Music

    February 25, 2010
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    January 28, 2010

    Army Officer Shouldn't Have Taken Those Iraq Bribes, But Dammit, She Needed The Plastic Surgery

    ​The Department of Justice announced today that Theresa Russell, a former staff sergeant, pleaded guilty money laundering while stationed in Iraq. It wasn't all that much of a surprise, since two years ago the guy who gave her the bribes pleaded guilty to doing so.Russell, 40, was at Camp Anaconda ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2010

    Pop Rocks: The Sublime Genius Of Heidi Montag

    "Are you being ironic, dude?""I don't even know anymore."​So I see Heidi Montag's album dropped a couple of weeks ago.There will be more than a few of you who feel compelled to ask "Who?" when they hear that name. In that case, the first thing I'd like to do is welcome my Chinese readers who ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    Legendary Houston Lawyer John O'Quinn Killed In Car Crash

    Legendary Houston lawyer John O'quinn and an unidentified man were killed this morning when their SUV slammed into a tree off Allen Parkway. Police have not said who was driving. O'Quinn, 68, won huge settlements in mass-tort cases dealing with deadly breast implants and Big Tobacco. Recen ... More >>

  • News

    August 21, 2008
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    August 13, 2008

    Great -- Pro-Rapists Are Commenting Away

    Yeah, yeah -- the internet is a wild-west world where there are no rules, where anonymity lets pseudo-tough guys act like macho jocks. Still, sometimes you want to make it clear that some commenters are idiots. Yesterday we wrote about Jamie Leigh Jones, a former KBR employee who claims she was ra ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 14, 2008

    Cabaret Unkempt at DiverseWorks

    Jennylin Duany is living Large

  • News

    November 29, 2007

    Big Boobs

    Attorneys Arthur Schechter and Gary Pitts are in a nasty fight over breast implant cases

  • Music

    October 26, 2006

    An Open Letter to Nick Lachey

    Ten reasons why you're better off without her

  • Calendar

    June 15, 2006
  • News

    May 11, 2006

    In the Pink

    Surgeons are sculpting labia, reconnecting hymens and inventing a new standard of beauty in female genitalia

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    December 15, 2005
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    September 22, 2005


    On Stands Now...

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    September 23, 2004
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    February 21, 2002

    Of Nuns and Nazis

    A few Sound of Music cast members join the audience for a sing-a-long

  • News

    April 12, 2001

    Nature of the Beast

    Plastic surgeon Billy Ringer has been sued ten times for malpractice. He's on probation for sexual misconduct. He sewed a needle into Colleen Guidy. But he's still in business -- cutting, vacuuming, rearranging and, it seems, injuring patients.

  • News

    December 30, 1999

    Image Augmentation

    Plastic surgeon Franklin Rose saves his best makeover for himself

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    November 11, 1999

    Carlos Chaves, Mall Surgeon

    Sure, an unlicensed doctor was performing liposuction at a hair salon. Stranger still: Clients kept showing up.

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    April 15, 1999

    Court Karma: What Goes Around Comes Around

    Judge to O'Quinn, O'Quinn to rehab and Bishop to Dock

  • News

    February 18, 1999

    Another Night, Another Song

    In search of love and glamour on the Pasadena karaoke circuit

  • News

    June 20, 1996

    Cut & Run

    He made millions sculpting the figures of Houston women while dodging one of the largest malpractice judgments in Texas history. But after botching another surgery, can Dr. Gerald Johnson continue to operate?

  • News

    January 26, 1995

    Great Lengths

    If you answer those ads on the sports pages, maybe what you really need is a shrink