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Study Ties Heart Drug to Higher Death Rate in Women

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Study Ties Heart Drug to Higher Death Rate in Women

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Study Ties Heart Drug to Higher Death Rate in Women

Study Ties Heart Drug to Higher Death Rate in Women

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A study raises questions about the effect of the heart medication Digoxin on women. Researchers say women who take the drug have a higher death rate than men who take it. NPR's Patricia Neighmond reports.