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Botox injections get another nod for treating migraine headaches

News Briefs The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) is backing the use of a popular muscle relaxant to treat migraine headaches. In its updated guidelines, published online April 18, 2016, by Neurology, the AAN recommends injections of botulinum toxin (Botox) as a way to help reduce the frequency of chronic migraines. The recommendation comes six years after the FDA gave its approval of Botox for migraines. At that time, the AAN said the…

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