Risks From Obesity Same After Liposuction Liposuction may help you shrink your girth, but not the health-related risks of obesity such as heart disease, high blood pressure, and diabetes. To improve your health you need to drop pounds the old fashioned way -- reducing calories with diet and exercise, new research shows.
Supplement Use in Sickness and in Health Bromelain found mostly in the stem of pineapples, may help reduce some of the complications of surgery, according to new research. But other common supplements may pose risks to surgical patients and need to be discontinued before undergoing cosmetic or other surgeries.
Cosmetic Surgery Is on the Rise Americans are getting extreme and not-so-extreme makeovers en masse, according to newly released statistics, which show that the number of cosmetic procedures jumped 20% in 2003 -- that's about 8.3 million procedures.