Brooklyn is getting a new playground thanks in part to volunteers from Disney, the Sea Gate Association, WABC-TV and KaBOOM! The building of the Lindy Park playground, which is based on children's drawings, will begin Friday, and Disney volunteers have already started setting up materials.
Dr. Patrick Flaharty of Azul Cosmetic Surgery and Medical Spa describes two main types of wrinkles: dynamic wrinkles, which are the result of movements repeated over years (such as smiling); and static wrinkles, the result of gravity and the loss of skin's natural elasticity, fat and collagen. Treatments to correct wrinkles can include Botox injections, fillers, chemical peels, lasers, dermabrasion, lotions and creams, alone or in combination.
U.S. surgeons removed a 6-pound teratoma from the neck of a 13-year-old girl from a rural village in Ethiopia. The tumor had displaced her jawbone and carotid artery and also narrowed her trachea. Surgeons at Cohen Children's Medical Center reconstructed the girl's neck using a reverse face-lift technique.
A New York woman died of acute lidocaine intoxication shortly after receiving buttocks injections from an unlicensed practitioner in an apartment. An arrest warrant for reckless endangerment has been issued for the woman who allegedly performed the procedure.
Doctors used a PET scan to diagnose a patient's rare type of epilepsy -- she had seizures in response to a particular type of music. About half a dozen people in the country have musicogenic epilepsy and it wasn't until doctors used the PET scan and played a song to induce a seizure that they were able to diagnose a recent case in New York.