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Botox. It's not just for wrinkles.

By Jill Murphy, MD/PhD

Many people think of treating forehead wrinkles when they think of botox.  Botox is useful for many other conditions besides wrinkles, however.  282 more words

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What is the difference between neurotoxins?

By Jami Nelson, RN CANS

Botulism toxins what are they, how do they work, and which one do I want?

Botulinum toxin A is a type of protein that can be used cosmetically as well as to treat certain medical conditions.   517 more words

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Shark Fins and Meat Contain High Levels of Neurotoxins Associated With Alzheimer’s

Summary: Researchers have found high concentrations of neurotoxins linked to Alzheimer’s disease in the fins and muscles of 10 species of sharks. One of the toxins also has been found in shark fin and shark cartilage supplements. 879 more words


Birmingham please note: some areas in America are challenging fluoridation of the water supply

A 2014 review paper in The Lancet Neurology identified a number of potential development neurotoxins in children. One of these — fluoride — has continued to fuel discussion in America since the article’s publication, as the water supplies of approximately  347 more words


Some U.S. municipalities are reassessing the subject of fluoride added to their water sources

The Journalist’s Resource project, based at Harvard’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, examines news topics through a research lens. It ‘surfaces’ scholarly materials that may be relevant to media practitioners, bloggers, educators, students and general readers. 953 more words

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Why I Choose Not to Vaccinate My Child

I’d like to say that I’m writing this post after being inundated with requests from people about why I don’t vaccinate, but that’s not the reason. 5,076 more words


Only One Chance. Bookshelf Monthly #16

166 rational pages of science that read like a blood-curling thriller? This exceptional book should be mandatory reading for all (future) parents. Or anyone who likes to keep their marbles. 860 more words