Common Pain Relievers Raise Heart Risk for Healthy Folks

Safety of drugs like Advil and Aleve differ, study finds

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"The majority of studies have shown that naproxen has a safe cardiovascular risk profile and that ibuprofen in low doses (1200 mg and below per day) also is safe in respect to the cardiovacular risk," Fosbol said.

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