Monthly Archives: June 2013

Youth Potions

Injectables first gained a foothold in 1981 when treatments based on bovine collagen received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration. The next wave of injectables was made with human collagen. Over time, especially in the early 2000s, more and more types of... read more

Advances in Breast Cancer and Reconstruction

The gold standard in preventative breast cancer treatment is breast removal surgery. Some women who have one breast removed also opt to remove the healthy breast as a preventive measure. Women who are at a high risk of breast cancer, but have not yet been diagnosed... read more

Angelina Jolie’s Medical Choice

The world sat up and took notice when Angelina Jolie wrote an op-ed piece in the New York Times titled “My Medical Choice”. Jolie, whose mother fought cancer for almost a decade and died at age 56, found through genetic testing that she has an 87 percent risk of... read more

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