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How Botox became 'the drug that's treating everything'

by A Martínez | Take Two

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Recently laid off worker Lyn Talent receives a free Botox injection during an event called the "The Botox Bailout" where the first 50 recently laid-off workers could exchange their resumes for free Botox injections June 5, 2009 in Arlington, Virginia. The event, which took place in a Reveal store, also featured recruiters to help job seekers network, collect resumes and offer on-site interviews. Win McNamee/Getty Images

Angelenos are no strangers to Botox.

The drug is known to relax those little lines around your eyes and forehead, or even prevent them from forming in the first place.

But did you know that this popular cosmetic procedure is also being used to help with everything from excessive sweating to migraines? 

Alexandra Sifferlin, a health reporter for Time magazine, wrote an article for this month's issue on the many uses of Botox. She joined Take Two to shed some light on the drug's future in the medical field.

To listen to the full interview, click on the blue media player above.

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