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Liposuction deaths higher than car crash fatalities

Liposuction deaths higher than car crash fatalities

The very sad news that Kanye West’s mother, Donda, may have died from complications from plastic surgery – a breast reduction and tummy tuck – makes you think about the real price of vanity. In her case, mortality. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, nearly 11 million cosmetic surgery procedures were performed in

How the colour of your tongue reveals your health

How the colour of your tongue reveals your health

If you are feeling under the weather, just stick out your tongue – the state it’s in can present an accurate picture of your health. The colour, texture and moisture of your tongue can provide tell tale signs of what’s going on inside your body. Many complementary therapies, including Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and naturopathy,

Barbie 3D model is nothing like a real woman with a waist almost HALF the size of an average 19-year-old

Scaled up to human size, Barbie dolls would have unrealistic measurements of 36-18-33, compared with the typical 19-year-old girl’s 32-31-33. The average woman, meanwhile, has 38 inch back, a 34 inch waist and hips that measure 40 inches around.

From her outrageously tiny waist to her unfeasibly long legs, the world’s most famous doll has long been the target of criticism from feminists and other women’s groups who say it promotes an unhealthy idea of body image in girls. And now it appears that their claims have been proven. Scaled up to human size,

10 Shocking Truths about Allergies

10 Shocking Truths about Allergies

Allergies may seem straightforward: You’re exposed to allergens like dust, mold or animal dander, you get watery eyes, you sneeze and you feel miserable. But you may be surprised to learn why some people suffer more than others. Here, 10 shocking facts about what may really be making you feel bad. 1. If you’re the

The dirtiest currency in Europe revealed

More than 40,255 bacteria was found on Denmark's krone

You’d better wash your hands – and ensure you give them a good scrub – after shopping in Denmark. The nation has been found to have the dirtiest currency in Europe, according to tests by Oxford University that have confirmed our worst fears about just how filthy bank notes can be. More than 40,255 bacteria