Archive for May, 2013

The Battle Scars of Motherhood

A few weeks ago, many of us took the time to thank our mothers for all of the contributions made throughout the years- the sleepless nights, the comforting words and, for many, the domestic drudgery . Yet a commonly overlooked aspect of motherhood is the havoc pregnancy can wreak on one’s body. We don’t often […]

Silicone Breast Implants More Popular Than Saline

In 1992, a sense of panic overshadowed the credibility of breast augmentation surgery after the FDA removed silicone breast implants from the market. The ban was enforced out of suspicion that the devices were responsible for connective tissue disorders, autoimmune diseases and cancer. As a result, saline became the go to material for breast implantation. […]