Wednesday, December 29, 2004

From the Calgary Herald:
Soaring drug risk shocks patients
Another popular painkiller used by hundreds of thousands of Canadians is being linked to an increased risk of heart attack and stroke, sending regulators and doctors scrambling to make sense of the data and leaving patients wondering, "What now?"

The drug, naproxen, has been prescribed as Aleve for joint and other body pain for 30 years.

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