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Fort Gordon reports no liposuction to meet requirements

No reports have surfaced at Fort Gordon of military personnel resorting to liposuction to remove excess fat from waistlines in an attempt to pass the Pentagon's body composition test, officials said Monday."I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-28/fort-gordon-reports-no-liposu
Plastic surgeons provide some advice about liposuction

...can help protect anyone contemplating liposuction or other cosmetic surgery, says a leader...obstetrician-gynecologists and other specialists also perform liposuction, there is no central body that certifies...more than 5 liters of fatty fluid in liposuction, the patient should consider two separate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/25/tec_213559.shtml
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Doctors lack liposuction guidelines

...Mrs. Fernandez never woke up from the liposuction and cosmetic procedures at A New You...the blood. The case is one of three liposuction deaths currently under investigation...1994, of cardiac arrest after tummy liposuction at a La Jolla, Calif., dermatologist's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/18/ent_214811.shtml
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Liposuction deaths highlight dangers of pushing the envelope

...But Fernandez never woke up from the liposuction and cosmetic procedures at "A New You...the blood. The case is one of three liposuction deaths currently under investigation...1994, from cardiac arrest after tummy liposuction at a La Jolla dermatologist's office...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/25/tec_213560.shtml
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Study finds no health dividend from liposuction

...to 23 pounds of belly fat by way of liposuction did not appear to lower their risk of...weight and be more physically active." Liposuction is the nation's most popular form...surgery. About 400,000 fat-sucking liposuction procedures are done every year in this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/17/liv_419189.shtml
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Area doctor denies fault in lawsuit

...unrelated allegations that she botched a liposuction procedure that disfigured an Aiken County...disfigurement were an expected result of the liposuction procedure to which (Ms. Fishburne...recklessly and negligently in performing the liposuction procedure. Liposuction is a surgical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/04/met_269405.shtml
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Yep, something's fishy in D.C.

...us off by threatening to cut into the bone first!Well, a yellow sliver of fat is now nicely exposed for the trimming. Liposuction, anyone?Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., conceived of the GAO report last year as part of an agreement to raise the debt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2011-03-03/yep-somethings-fishy-
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ABC may have found a winner with 'Extreme Makeovers'

NEW YORK -- It was a bad week for fake dinosaurs but a great one for liposuction on ABC. The network's Thursday night series "Dinotopia" is now extinct after four weeks. In its final showing last week...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/18/liv_364629.shtml
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Fat cells used to create useful cartilage

...medical recycling, researchers at Duke University reported Tuesday they have been able to "retrain" fat cells removed during liposuction to create functional cartilage. Not only were the scientists able to transform the cells in the lab, they also grew new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/01/tec_304560.shtml
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Gene flaws found in human obesity

...showed up in an 8-year-old girl who weighs nearly 200 pounds. She has already had surgery on her overburdened legs and liposuction just to help her get around. The genetic defects are described in two reports, each dealing with a different gene. One...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/24/tec_210354.shtml
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