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Jury orders Allergan to pay $212 mln in Botox case

A Virginia U.S. District Court jury has ordered Allergan Inc to pay $212 million to a man who claimed that injections of wrinkle-smoothing Botox left him with brain damage. Full story

Jury orders Allergan to pay $212 million in Botox case

A Virginia District Court jury has ordered Allergan Inc to pay $212 million to a man who claimed that injections of wrinkle-smoothing Botox left him with brain damage. Full story

Lip plumper data may be unreliable, FDA staff indicates

Data on the effectiveness of Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp's wrinkle-filler Restylane as a lip plumper may be unreliable, U.S. drug reviewers said in documents released Monday ahead of a panel meeting to discuss the merits of the treatment. Full story

Jury in Va. hearing $20M suit against Botox maker

A Fredericksburg man is suing the maker of the drug Botox for more than $20 million, claiming injections to relieve writer's cramp in his right hand left him brain-damaged and totally disabled. Full story

TODAY Moms: Mom gives Botox to 8-year-old daughter...Say what?!

In another TODAY Moms post today, we wrote about the coming-of-age "aesthetic" milestones for tween girls, as part of a discussion of "When is it OK to..." do things like wear makeup, shave legs and get your ears pierced.Now, we bring you "When is it NEVER OK to&h … Full story

Botox beats the blues?

   Doctors believe Botox could treat depression. WRC's Doreen Gentzler reports.

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  40-year-old ‘beauty virgins’ transformed

From waxing to makeup, manicures and even Botox, three women who have shunned personal-care regimes go to beauty boot camp and learn to love being glamorous.

  Botox use among tweens, teens on the rise

The TODAY hosts chat about the growing number of adolescents who are using cosmetic procedures, such as Botox and waxing.

  Can Botox fight more than just wrinkles?

Besides wrinkles, Botox has been touted as a cure for ailments like excessive sweating and migraines. But is it really the miracle drug some claim? Health magazine’s Dr. Roshini Raj weighs in.

  Scoop: Botox for young 'Glee' actress?

Todayshow.com's Courtney Hazlett talks with Msnbc's Tamron Hall about the gossip surrounding an 18-year-old actress who might have gotten Botox treatments to get a role on "Glee."

  Buyer beware! Counterfeits could be deadly

Counterfeit rings are more than just fake purses on Canal Street in New York City, they are now sophisticated, $6 billion-a-year operations that sell everything from faux Botox to botched baby formula, putting Americans at great risk. CNBC’s Carl Quintanilla reports.

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