Botox is made from the deadliest toxin on earth. Then we started injecting it in our faces.

Botox, the pharmaceutical drug best known for smoothing out wrinkles, took more than a decade to reach its potential. On Tuesday, pharmaceutical giant AbbVie said it’s acquiring Allergan, the company that makes Botox.  Initially found to be a treatment for a tight eyelid condition, doctors started realizing that after treatment with botulinum toxin A, patients came out with “lovely, untroubled expressions.”   Here’s the history of how Botox went from an understudied toxin to a

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