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Thursday Jul 10 | Science Blog

Is a heart attack waiting in your medicine cabinet?

A University of Florida study has found that the regular use of some non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, increases the risk of stroke, heart attack and death in postmenopausal women.

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Related Topix: Heart Attack, Health, Stroke, Medicine, University of Florida, Naproxen (generic), Aleve, Naprosyn, Women's Health

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Health Care Renewal

At Merck's Urging, a Federal Judge Threatens to Sanction a Lone...

We have written often, and most recently this week, about the limp posture taken by US law enforcement and regulatory agencies in the face of misbehavior by large health care organizations.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Fri Jun 13, 2014

OpEdNews

Did You Take Vioxx? New Risks Have Emerged

It has been a decade since Merck's "super-aspirin" Vioxx was withdrawn from the market after a study showed it doubled the risk of heart attacks and strokes .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Stroke, Health, Marketing, Heart Attack

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