Tag Archives: Long

I Finally Wore Heavy Earrings, Overcoming My Extreme Fear of Long Earlobes: Ask Me Anything

Me living my best heavy earring life. Courtesy Rachel Torgerson My grandmother won’t be seen without her clip-on earrings. Doesn’t matter if she’s swimming in an ocean, having an operation at the hospital (long story), or just hanging by herself at home. She maintains that she’s always had long earlobes, doesn’t like them, and wants… Read More »

First man to sign up for head transplant bows out, but surgeon insists list of volunteers is still ‘quite long’

Having fallen head over heels in love, the first volunteer for a human head/body transplant has pulled out, saying he could not leave his new wife and baby boy for the months that surgery surely would have required. Valery Spiridonov, a 33-year-old Russian computer scientist who suffers from a devastating muscle wasting disease that has… Read More »

How long does a joint replacement last?

Joint replacement surgery represents one of the biggest and most life-changing advances in modern medicine. It has meant the difference between disability from crippling arthritis and nearly normal mobility for millions of people in recent decades. The hip and knee are, by far, the most commonly replaced joints, and they have the most reliable results.… Read More »