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FDA Blocks Approval for Libido Patch

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FDA Blocks Approval for Libido Patch

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FDA Blocks Approval for Libido Patch

FDA Blocks Approval for Libido Patch

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A Food and Drug Administration advisory committee has recommended further research on Intrinsa, a skin patch to increase women's sex drives. Critics worry about breast cancer risks associated with the treatment. NPR's Joanne Silberner reports.