After earning the prestigious EDGE Award – presented by Indiana Small Business Development Center, Health & Renewal Plastic Surgery is feature here in the the NWI Times. Read the Article online at NWI Times
In order to minimize the high cost of plastic surgery, some patients are opting to go with non board certified doctors – who have little to no plastic surgery specific training. As often is the case, these patients pay a far higher price than they anticipated – including infection, severe deformity and even death.
Details Surface About Death of Kanye West’s Mother
Surgical Complications May Have Lead To Death, Plastic Surgeon Said He Declined To Operate Beacause of Pre-Existing Condition (CBS)
Monday, Nov 12, 2007 | 10:44 pm CBS US/Central
The mother of Kanye West may have died of complications related to a surgical procedure at a hospital, a coroner’s official said Monday.
Preliminary information indicated she died from “complications of surgery,” Lt. Fred Corral told The Associated Press. An autopsy was expected to be conducted by Wednesday, Corral said.
But many here in the Chicago area are feeling her loss, too. Not just because she raised her hip-hop superstar son Kanye West here, but because she was influential in her own right and to so many.
Donda West was frequently by her megastar son’s side, managing his career and running his foundation. In the two days since her sudden death, Kanye West has not made a public statement and the exact cause has not been determined. But a preliminary coroner’s report states the 58-year-old died from surgical complications.
University of Chicago ER sends kid mauled by pit bull home Neighborhood concerns mount after U. of C. unveils plan to redirect some patients
Friday, February 13, 2009 | By Jason Grotto
When a stray pit bull attacked 12-year-old Dontae Adams last August, tearing a chunk of the boy’s upper lip from his face, his mother took him to the University of Chicago Medical Center. Instead of rushing Dontae into surgery, however, Angela Adams said, the hospital’s staff began pressing her about insurance. (Read the Full article at the Chicago Tribune)