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Heartburn Drugs' Unexpected Danger: Heart Attacks?

But does not prove cause and effect

(Newser) - Before you pop a Prilosec to prep for your next heavy meal, consider this: A new study finds the use of certain common heartburn drugs is associated with a higher risk of heart attack. Specifically, Stanford University researchers found that people who take proton pump inhibitors—drugs that block the... More »

8 Meds Docs Won't Take

If trained professionals won't use them, why would you?

(Newser) - Some drugs have such serious drawbacks that even doctors won’t take them, Men’s Health reports. The big eight:
  • Advair: Can actually increase the severity of asthma attacks
  • Avandia: Diabetes drug carries risk of heart attack
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