Danger of Doctors ‘Practice Drift’ to Cosmetic Surgery

Increasingly, doctors are being tempted to add in-office or non-surgical cosmetic procedures to their practice – regardless of their specialty – a phenomenon known as “practice drift”. Surprised that a gastroenterologist could perform a tummy tuck? There are no laws in the United States that require doctors to practice medicine only within their fields. How… Learn More »

Breast Implants Linked to Rare Form of Cancer by FDA

In late January, the FDA announced that it had found a possible link between breast implants and the development of anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), a rare type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The FDA stated that it believes that women with breast implants may have a very low but increased risk of developing ALCL adjacent to… Learn More »