Also: A study of a vaccine in mice showed promise for treating nicotine addiction; the maker of painkiller OxyContin is trying to guard its exclusive rights; and bee venom is touted as a “natural Botox” in skin-care products.
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Also: The FDA warns about bone-strengthening drugs; Washington will pay primary-care doctors more; and a patients’ pain group folds hours after senators announce a probe.
Also: The FDA appears open to a preventive HIV treatment, a psychiatric association drops two new diagnoses for lack of evidence, senators probe pain-pill makers’ ties to patients groups, and new retirees should expect to spend $240,000 on health care.
St. Jude’s problems continue, Facebook asks members to list organ donor status and increasing clarity for women and mammograms.