A Botox clinic in Virginia made news recently when it offered free anti-wrinkle injections to job-seekers. The “Botox Bailout” event allowed old, recently unemployed hags the chance to trade in their wrinkled resume for a wrinkle-free forehead. Because, if you’re having trouble finding work in the middle of a recession then, duh, it’s because of your crow’s feet.
A Consumer Reports study finds that medical professionals are pushing high-interest lines of credit and financing options on patients. Credit agencies are even partnering with hospitals to offer branded credit cards so patients can finance elective cosmetic surgeries like liposuction and hair removal.