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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FDA Debates Safety of Cox-2 Painkillers

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FDA Debates Safety of Cox-2 Painkillers

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FDA Debates Safety of Cox-2 Painkillers

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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.