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Report Finds Merck Hid Vioxx Concerns

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Report Finds Merck Hid Vioxx Concerns

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Report Finds Merck Hid Vioxx Concerns

Report Finds Merck Hid Vioxx Concerns

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According to the Wall Street Journal, pharmaceutical company Merck fought to conceal safety concerns for several years before withdrawing the painkiller Vioxx from the market in September. Hear Journal reporter Barbara Martinez, who coauthored the report.

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