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  • Reeva Steenkamp, Monica Lewinsky, Renee Zellweger

    By Ilana Angel

    October 23, 2014 | 8:16 am

    Reeva Steenkamp

    There are three women in the news this week that I want to comment on. I am fascinated by this group of people and find myself with strong opinions and feelings about all of them. They are all in the news for the wrong reasons and I find myself feeling compassion...

  • Smelling a simcha: Surgeon pushing marriage with grants for nose jobs

    April 5, 2012 | 2:32 pm

    A Jewish plastic surgeon in Miami has offered scholarships to Orthodox Jewish singles for nose jobs to help them land a spouse.

    Dr. Michael Salzhauer, who is under an ethics investigation after commissioning a Jewish band to write a song about a Jewish teen with a big nose, recently...

  • Song about schnoz has Jewish plastic surgeon in hot water

    March 15, 2012 | 3:41 pm

    A Jewish plastic surgeon in Miami is under an ethics investigation after commissioning a Jewish band to write a song about a Jewish teen with a big nose.

    Dr. Michael Salzhauer, 40, hired The Groggers, a Jewish punk-rock band, to write a song and make a music video that encourages...

  • Kate Winslet’s Fight Against Plastic Surgery

    By Julia Bendis

    September 20, 2011 | 5:55 pm

    Kate Winslet started a campaign against plastic surgery in Hollywood.  I am starting my own campaign against Kate Winslet.  Really Kate, you are against cosmetic surgery, and are encouraging other Hollywood starlets not to fall under its magical spell?  Really?  How very convenient...

  • Making the Cut

    By Keren Engelberg

    January 20, 2005 | 7:01 pm


    When my aunt Arlene was 24 years old, she paid $500 to have her nose done. The year was 1957. Her father was against it, so she paid for it herself with money she earned at her first teaching job.

    "This was the '50s, mind you, and I think there was an underlying fear of elective...

  • Botox Beware

    By Gina Nahai

    January 20, 2005 | 7:00 pm


    My first inkling that something has gone tragically wrong is when I hand the parking attendant my valet ticket and see a wicked, knowing smile -- I know what you've been up to and trust me, you shouldn't have -- spread across her face. I try to smile back at her, but my cheeks...

  • The Nose Knows

    By Teresa Strasser

    June 26, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    What is it like to be one of People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People? I have no idea.

    I can tell you what it's like to work closely with one of these magically attractive people day in and day out, to wake up to Matt Lauer and Katie Couric discussing his muscles and come home to...