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Angelina Jolie Chooses Life

from my COOL WRITING file (written May 15, 2013):

I know this may sound strange to some people, but Ms. Jolie’s choice is a cause for celebration — dancing and running and playing and singing and hugging and kissing her children and all the loved ones who maintain her as the incredible woman she is! 177 more words

Queer

The Caudal Septum Made Ridiculously Simple

by Jacob Unger, MD

After a rather spirited discussion in our teaching conference last week, and an impromptu learning session that resulted after the end of conference, my mind began turning this rather simple, yet somewhat confusing topic.  563 more words

Plastic Surgery

Reconstructive Surgery After Horrible Car Accidents

Each year, thousands of people are left disfigured due to car accidents. In fact, automobile accidents rank among one of the top reasons why people visit plastic surgeons each year. 328 more words

Plastic Surgery

Plastic Surgery in India: Providing Life-Altering Reconstruction for the Indigent

by Anup Patel, MD, MBA with assistance from Dr. Akshay Deshpande (microsurgery fellow)

India proves home for me for many reasons despite being born in the United States. 1,283 more words

Plastic Surgery

FGM Treatment and Reversal: Information for Survivors - Part 2

Following our informative article on FGM, this article focuses on the actual treatment and where to find information on medical help for FGM victims. 1,097 more words

Human Rights

Georgelyn

Georgelyn was born with cleft lip and palate, and we have profiled her story in previous blog posts. Georgelyn has transformed into a confident, healthy, and proud young woman since becoming a Fresh Start patient, and at a recent event Georgelyn courageously shared her story about her Fresh Start journey: 467 more words

Patient Stories

Hold off on transgender surgery

At a time when our society attempts to push for individual freedom and personal choice , let me give some push back to a growing trend in the United States: transgender surgery. 445 more words