Monthly Archives: October 2010

FDA approves Botox for Migraines: A good choice? Other safe options?

Botox has been traditionally used for reducing wrinkles.  Botox which is derived  from the bacterium Clostridium Botulinum and can be deadly to humans has now been approved by the FDA (US Federal Drug Administration) for migraine headaches.  Botox works by … Continue reading

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Chantix for smoking cessation: Side effects and Acupuncture as a safe option

Are you trying to quit smoking? Chantix is a drug prescribed often for smoking cessation.  While it was approved by the FDA in May 2006, the active ingredient in Chantix has been linked suicide, and suicidal thoughts.  Because of these … Continue reading

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