While yet another winter storm system swept across much of the U.S. this week, the weather wasn't the only thing downright chilly. Several health-care stocks that had been on hot streaks took some deep plunges into icy waters over the past few days. 

The worst performers in the health-care sector fell for very different reasons. One encountered analyst skepticism about clinical study results. Another dropped after a negative online article made waves. A thumbs-down from an FDA advisory committee took its toll on one stock. 

Which three health-care stocks were the most horrendous this week? Find out by clicking through the following slideshow.


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