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FDA Debates Safety of Cox-2 Painkillers

The Food and Drug Administration is meeting to discuss the safety of Cox-2 inhibitors, in the wake of studies suggesting these popular prescription medications may increase the risk of heart problems. NPR's Joanne Silberner reports.

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Joanne Silberner
Joanne Silberner is a health policy correspondent for National Public Radio. She covers medicine, health reform, and changes in the health care marketplace.
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