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She thought it was safe. It’s the second most common cosmetic procedure, a quick fix for those last stubborn pounds.
But in February of 2016, a Utah mother and grandmother went home after having liposuction and died during the night.
Three years later, hardly anyone knows how or why.
Not the clients, or potential clients, of Dr. Jennifer W. Allen, the physician who performed the procedure and who still offers liposuction at her office at a Salt Lake City mall.
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