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Vioxx fallout puts focus on drugs safety

Are you sad? A little anxious? Getting aches and pains?

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

27th August, 2005

Are you sad? A little anxious?

Getting aches and pains?

There's almost certainly a pill designed to help. But, as pharmaceutical companies promote drugs to alleviate every possible ailment, there is mounting concern that new drugs are being aggressively marketed with insufficient regard to health risks.

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