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New FDA warning for NSAID drugs

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WASHINGTON (WKOW) -- Federal health officials are issuing a new warning about popular painkillers like Advil, Motrin and Aleve.

Doctors now say those and other NSAID drugs can increase your risk of heart attack and stroke by as much as 50 percent.

Doctors say the people most  at risk are those who take the medication often or already have heart problems.

The FDA is ordering drug makers to change NSAID labels to state the warning.

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