Woman dies after ‘acupuncture’ session that used live bees instead of needles

A woman in Spain died after undergoing a supposedly routine “bee acupuncture” treatment and then suffering an allergic reaction that put her in a coma. The alternative medicine procedure is more or less what its name conjures up: Instead of a needle, an acupuncture practitioner injects bee venom into the body at certain points. In some instances, […]Related:Longtime AIDS researcher Robert Redfield picked to lead CDCTeenage twins needed liver transplants. One of them lived long enough to get his.Former FDA commissioners say right-to-try bills could endanger ‘vulnerable patients’
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Sean Stentiford, 48, was awarded $18.4 million from a federal jury on Monday after doctors canceled his HIV test, only for a later test to determine he had the virus and it had developed into AIDS.
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