. . . Tuesday December 21, 2004

Looking for a Safe Pain Killer?

A surprising set of study results has placed naproxen (found in over the counter drugs such as Aleve) on a list of pain killers linked to increased health risks. This news comes on the heels of similar or worse news about Celebrex and Vioxx.

The jury is still out on which of these drugs will ultimately be labeled as safe enough for widespread use. But the series of stories does put into perspective the already ridiculous efforts to keep medical marijuana away from those suffering from the chronic pain often associated with fatal ailments.

Concentration is important!