Will FDA regulate tobacco?; IN hospital makes surplus through prevention;

> Despite veto threats from the White House, the U.S. House has voted to regulate tobacco as a drug, putting it under the jurisdiction of the FDA. FiercePharma

> Far too often, hospital systems serving the poor and uninsured have a tale of financial woe to tell. But at Indianapolis, IN-based Wishard Health Services, the story ends a little bit differently. FierceHealthFinance

> NIAID chief Antony Fauci is telling reporters that he halted plans for an HIV vaccine trial because he doesn't think current vaccine development methods are on the right track to address the disease. FierceVaccines

> An early-stage prostate cancer therapy is being hailed by researchers for significantly improving outcomes for 250 refractive men who participated in a clinical trial. FierceBioResearcher

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