Actress Zoe Kravitz cautioned her fans not to follow the example set by former model Chrissy Teigen who injected Botox into her armpits to prevent excessive sweating. "The Big Little Lies" star says she is "terrified" by the beauty trend which is sweeping social media.
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More and more parents are opting for In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) to guarantee their baby's sex will be a boy or a girl.
In the past, parents typically went through the IVF process because they were infertile and wanted to have children. But recent studies show more parents are opting for IVF to guarantee the sex or eye color of their babies.
The news that Beyonce Knowles gave birth to twins last week barely made headlines in the United States. That's because In vitro fertilization (IVF) multiple births are so commonplace in Hollywood.
Also common is the fact that most stars who give birth to IVF twins opt for a girl and a boy so they don't have to explain why their twins don't resemble each other.
The United Kingdom (UK) has approved a controversial in vitro fertilization procedure that produces babies using the DNA from three people.
Comedian Joan Rivers was rushed to a NY area hospital where she is listed in stable condition after she stopped breathing while undergoing a routine endoscopic procedure at an outpatient clinic. An endoscope is a small, flexible tube with a camera and a light at the end of it. The endoscope is passed down a patient's throat by doctors who look for abnormalities (tumors, ulcers, etc.) in the patient's esophagus or the stomach.
Rivers, 81, is pictured above with the late Robin Williams.
An Atlanta hospital has reversed its controversial decision to keep a troubled 15-year-old off the heart transplant list after his family took their fight to the media.
Anthony Stokes has only 6 months to live if he doesn’t get a life-saving heart transplant. But doctors at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta informed Anthony's mother that his name would not be added to the transplant list. Anthony's mother, Melencia Hamilton, told CBS Atlanta the hospital believed Anthony would be "non-compliant" with his medications and follow-up treatment.
Finally, President Obama is doing something right. According to a report published today on The Sacramento Bee website, female prisoners were sterilized to prevent them from having babies who will probably grow up to be gangbangers. 150 inmates were sterilized between 2006 and 2010, but many more tubal ligation procedures were performed in the 1990s. Doctors under contract with the California penal system were paid $147 for each procedure. The doctors reportedly targeted female inmates who had multiple children and were deemed most likely to be repeat offenders.
Shameless attention-seeker Kim Kardashian gives herself something called a "vampire filler blood facial" during an upcoming episode of her reality TV show. Kim's reality show is tanking in the ratings thanks to other reality shows with much better content.
So, with cameras trailing her, Kardashian visits a clinic which specializes in the so-called vampire blood facial procedure.