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Illegal Injections Risk and Warning

Illegal Injections Risk and Warning

In November 2004, when four people became paralyzed after purportedly receiving Botox Cosmetic injections at a medical clinic in Oakland Park, Fla., the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) was called to investigate. The four victims were hospitalized with severe botulism poisoning. The paralysis was temporary—a result of being injected with potent, unapproved botulinum toxin. The…

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Study links lack of sleep to poor skin quality

Study links lack of sleep to poor skin quality

A study released on today by University Hospitals Case Medical Center and Estée Lauder Companies Inc. shows that people who don’t get enough sleep at night are more likely to have poorer skin health and skin that ages more quickly. Preliminary results  of the clinical trial, which took place at UH’s Skin Study Center in 2012 and was paid for…

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