The Unfortunate Chronology of Melissa Gilbert’s Breasts: Size Doesn’t Matter

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So Half-Pint had a boob job.  And then she didn't. Melissa Gilbert is best known for her role as Laura, the bonneted daughter of a devout farmer (played by Michael Landon) in the popular TV series based on Laura Ingalls Wilder's "Little House on the Prairie." Gilbert appeared today on Good Morning America to talk her recent surgery to have her breast implants surgically removed. *     *     *     *     * The chronology of the star's notable breasts goes something like this:Gilbert was, … [Read more...]

Frankenstein Science: Head Transplants Are Now Possible?

"Potentially unethical."    That's how one expert described an Italian scientist's plan to perform a "head transplant" by severing two heads at the same time, then cooling and flushing out the 'recipient' head before attaching it to its new body with polymer glue.That is "POTENTIALLY unethical?"  Making one person out of two, and throwing away the unused halves, is only "potentially" unethical?Shock and awe. *     *     *     *     * Neuroscientist Sergio Canavero is undeterred … [Read more...]

Poland’s Dr. Bogdan Chasan: Humble Hero Is Unambiguously Pro-Life

A physician has become a popular hero in Poland, after he was fired from his position as director of Warsaw's Holy Family Hospital for refusing to refer a pregnant woman for an abortion. In April, Warsaw obstetrician Dr. Bogdan Chazan was approached by a woman who wanted an abortion, after learning that the baby she carried might be seriously deformed.  The child had been conceived via in vitro fertilization in a fertility clinic. Dr. Chazan refused to perform the abortion or to permit it to be … [Read more...]