Posts Tagged: Frontiers Of Medicine

You Won't Believe The Latest Stupid Trend Out Of Brooklyn

"The thick, flowing beards adorning hipsters from Williamsburg to Park Slope are driving follicly-challenged New Yorkers to a little-known but growing field of plastic surgery — facial hair transplants…. [Plastic surgeon Yael Halaas] said an increasing number of 'hip' and 'fashionable' young professionals in their 20s and 30s are seeking the procedure. 'I get a lot of detail-oriented people — artists, architects,' the doctor said, noting that beard-centric neighborhoods such as Williamsburg, Bushwick and Park Slope have each delivered four to five clients to [...]


Help Me Prevaricate With My Physician

A recent study showing that men-particularly those who are "devoted to traditional beliefs about masculinity"-are far less likely to visit the doctor than women or pussy-ass metrosexuals was not exactly a surprise to anyone, but it hit home personally and caused me to reconsider my own longstanding aversion to having a medical professional look me over and tell me to stop doing everything I enjoy and start doing everything that I don't do already because it's boring or might cause me to sweat. I mean, let's be honest: I am not getting any younger, and the damage I've been doing to my body lo these many years is [...]