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Breast Surgery More Efficient in Surgery Center Compared to Hospital

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Monthly Archives: July 2010

Breast Surgery More Efficient in Surgery Center Compared to Hospital

A study published in the American Journal of Surgery found that breast surgery is safe in both the hospital and ambulatory surgery center settings, with no significant difference in complications. However, it did find that the total time spent at the facility was on average 69 minutes shorter at the surgery center. The authors were …

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Does Beauty Give You an Edge on a Job?

An article titled “The Beauty Advantage” on Newsweek.com argues that the quest to look good isn’t just “a vain pursuit” and that beauty can affect your career. In today’s economy looking good is something that can’t be dismissed as frivolous, according to author Jessica Bennett. “Economists have long recognized what’s been dubbed the ‘beauty premium’—the …

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Botox Approved as Migraine Treatment in U.K.

Well known as a wrinkle fighter, Botox has now been approved by the U.K.’s drug regulators to treat chronic migraines. Allergan, the maker of Botox, announced last week that it can now be used on migraine patients in the U.K. who have headaches at least 15 days a month, including migraines on 8 days. The …

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Beauty Website Launches with Videos & Month of Prizes

A new consumer website by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) was launched this week: Project Beauty aims to “cut through the clutter” and answer consumers’ beauty-related questions: What treatments work? Which don’t? How can you tell if a product is legitimate or just marketing hype? Although sponsored by the cosmetic surgery society, …

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