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FDA: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) (JOBS), Abbott Laboratories (ABT) (JOBS), Amgen (AMGN) (JOBS), UCB SA, and Wyeth (WYE) (JOBS) Arthritis Drugs Raise Cancer Risk in Kids  
8/4/2009 12:27:14 PM

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Reuters -- Prescription drugs used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other conditions can increase the risk of potentially deadly cancer in children and teenagers, U.S. health regulators said on Tuesday in ordering stronger warnings on such medications.

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