Dying to Be Voluptuous

Oct 21, 2013

Many people -- both men and women -- consider cosmetic surgery to regain their youthful appearance.  But what’s surprising is how many leave common sense at the door when they pay some unlicensed person in a shabby motel room to shoot them up with gosh-knows-what, as Fred Grimm points out in his Miami Herald column (paywall alert). These incidents, one would think, would become rare after the widely reported deaths of several people from the Fix-a-Flat injections and other terrifying tales. But no, the incidents just keep  mounting up, all in the name of beauty. And getting a bargain. What are these people thinking?