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Pfizer Says Study Links Celebrex, Heart Risk

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Pfizer Says Study Links Celebrex, Heart Risk

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Pfizer Says Study Links Celebrex, Heart Risk

Pfizer Says Study Links Celebrex, Heart Risk

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Pharmaceutical company Pfizer announces that its popular painkiller Celebrex may increase the risk of cardiovascular problems. New study results indicate more than double the risk of major heart problems, but another study failed to corroborate the finding. NPR's Richard Knox reports.