Surgery

Australia Today

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.
Gavin Butler
6.5.19
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.
Grant Stoddard
5.30.19
Beauty

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.
Jessica Furseth
4.29.19
Health

A Manic Investigation Into the Many Medical Uses of Lasers

Or, how to occupy your mind when your dad is undergoing prostate surgery.
Cole Nowicki
10.13.18
Noisey News

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."
Alex Robert Ross
7.7.18
incels

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.
Allie Conti
6.20.18
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.
Drew Schwartz
5.23.18
body

The Brazilian Government Considers Being Beautiful a Human Right

It subsidises nearly half a million surgeries every year.
Alvaro Jarrin
5.9.18
Australia Today

French Man 'Feeling Well' After Receiving His Second Face Transplant

Despite losing two faces, it appears his sense of humour remains intact.
Michael Migali
4.18.18
russia

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.
Millie Roberts
4.11.18
Surgery

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.
Chris Bethell
3.23.18
News

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.
Sarah Berman
12.5.17
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