Fear of pain is a big part of dental-phobia and can lead to avoidance and possible health problems.
A Queens woman has been charged with assault for giving a woman a buttocks enhancement that led to a serious infection, police said Wednesday.
The two cases bring the total in the state to four. All four patients are residents of Cumberland County.
Authorities have charged 34-year-old Kasia Rivera of East Orange with reckless manslaughter and unauthorized practice of medicine.
The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said Friday that 34-year-old Kasia Rivera gave 22-year-old Justin Street the injection on May 5. He died the next day.
Prosecutors said Whalesca Castillo charged more than $1,000 for each round of shots. A criminal complaint filed in federal court in Manhattan said the 36-year-old Castillo does not have a medical license.