Melbourne Doctors Accidentally Set Fire to a Patient’s Chest During Open Heart Surgery
The incident has prompted calls for better fire safety training in operating theatres.
I Tried it
I Got a Gum Transplant So I Could Have a Younger Smile
Sheer vanity prompted me to let a periodontist slice and dice my gums.
Preventative Botox in Your Twenties 'Is Just Self-Care'
We spoke to the people getting botox in their twenties and thirties to ward off the threat of future wrinkles.
A Manic Investigation Into the Many Medical Uses of Lasers
Or, how to occupy your mind when your dad is undergoing prostate surgery.
Elvis Costello, Recovering from Cancer Surgery, Cancels Tour Dates
The singer-songwriter wrote on his website that he'd been diagnosed with "a small but very aggressive cancerous malignancy." He's confirmed a new album, and he says he'll "return at the soonest opportunity."
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Inside the Disturbing Forum Incels Use to Brutally Criticise Each Other's Faces
Lookism is the site "where looks matter," but the unhinged plastic surgery ideas exchanged by users suggest that's a big understatement.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
This Unlicensed Surgeon Filmed Rap Videos While Operating on Her Patients
Videos show Dr. Windell Boutte singing and dancing to everything from "Bad and Boujee" to "Brick House" while her patients appear unconscious on the operating table.
The Brazilian Government Considers Being Beautiful a Human Right
It subsidises nearly half a million surgeries every year.
French Man 'Feeling Well' After Receiving His Second Face Transplant
Despite losing two faces, it appears his sense of humour remains intact.
The Truth About that Russian Woman Who Was 'Embalmed Alive' During Surgery
Formalin, the drug in question, is more powerful than what’s used to stop corpses decomposing.
People Reveal the Moment They Decided to Get Plastic Surgery
We spoke to the recipients of breast augmentations, hair transplants, top surgeries and ear pinnings.
A Canadian Woman Died After Controversial Vaginal Mesh Surgery
A mesh implant meant to support pelvic organs after childbirth comes with some truly nightmarish risks.