Treating Pain

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News that the popular pain medication Celebrex may increase the risk of heart problems leaves many people wondering what to do now. Just a few months ago, Vioxx was pulled form the market. NPR's Neal Conan and guests discuss the treatment of pain.


John Klippel, president and CEO of the Arthritis Foundation.

Marie Griffin, professor of preventative medicine at Vanderbilt University.

Scott Fishman, president-elect of the American Academy of Pain Medicine; chief of pain medicine at the University of California, Davis; author of The War on Pain (Perennial Currents, 2001).



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