Another Painkiller Linked to Heart Risk

Federal officials report that the painkiller Naproxen may increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes, just after similar news about Pfizer's Celebrex. The drug is best known as the main ingredient in Aleve, an over-the-counter pain reliever. NPR's Richard Knox reports.

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