A massage therapist who accused John Travolta of sexually assaulting him at the Beverly Hills Hotel hired high-profile attorney Gloria Allred to represent him a day after he withdrew from a lawsuit filed by another lawyer.
John Travolta's lawyer argued a time-stamped photograph and a restaurant receipt show the actor was not in Los Angeles when a massage therapist claims he sexually assaulted him at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
A federal lawsuit accusing John Travolta of assault and sexual battery on two massage therapists includes lurid details of one of the alleged incidents. Travolta's lawyer soundly rejected the claims of both plaintiffs and called the claims of the first plaintiff "complete fiction."
Chances are you probably know quite a few people who are smack in the middle of a job search, and if any of them are on your holiday gift list this year, you may want to pay a little extra attention to what you stuff their stockings with.
They survive cold season without a sniffle. They fly in germ-packed airplanes unscathed. And they somehow avoid stomach bugs that decimate the office. Wish you could be one of these women who never get sick? Try one or -- even better -- all of these seven secrets, and you may join this club come flu season.
It's hard to feel completely liberated from work and family stresses if you're facing a set of new ones, like whether you're overdressed for your massage or undertipping an aesthetician. Sidestep these little land mines so that nothing sabotages your spa experience.
Before the crying, diaper changes and sleepless nights set in, a growing number of moms-to-be are spending their pregnancies in the lap of luxury. From belly "facials" to in-home massage therapy and private yoga sessions, women are indulging like it might be their last chance.
Finding a career that allows you to travel is not always an easy task, but if you're a college grad looking to make an adventure of your gap year, a professional looking for a change of pace or anyone looking for cultural exposure, a job abroad may be the right choice for you.
Over the past decade the medical world has been the beneficiary of some of the most promising advances in virtual reality technologies, transforming the lives of patients and medical students as well as equipping doctors with more efficient tools and means of treatment.
What is it: A hot stone massage that uses heated basalt stones to relax and re-energize the body. Being more involved, and even spiritual, than the usual massage, it's intended to leave you with a greater sense of well-being than just a good rub down. The heat of the stones is supposed to relieve tension and nervous fatigue, while the placing of different sized stones on the body's chakra points is meant to create a more balanced flow of energy.
Treatments for men and men-only spas or grooming salons have been a phenomenon of the past decade and have helped spawn that dreadful modern urban archetype the metrosexual -- you may as well be called asexual.
What is it: A traditional deep tissue massage of the body using aromatherapy oils at men's grooming salon, Gentleman's Tonic. The massage can be tailored to personal preference. Those who want to feel revitalized could have something a bit harder than someone just after relaxation. Apart from just relaxing muscles it also helps get rid of toxins that have built up in the body.
Having your honey rub your back is sweet, but it's tough to compete with the hands of a pro. A good massage therapist can make you feel like a new person. And now research suggests massage can ease insomnia, boost immunity, prevent PMS, and more. Maybe that's why hospitals are making it a standard therapy.
When that extra piece of chocolate or glass of wine is no longer helping you unwind, you may decide to hit the spa for some professional care and a little "R and R." But how do you choose the right spa, and what do you do once there?