HOT BLAST: A pain reliever warning for ProPublica
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ProPublica is out with a blockbuster today:



During the last decade, more than 1,500 Americans died after accidentally taking too much of a drug renowned for its safety: acetaminophen, one of the nation’s most popular pain relievers.

Acetaminophen – the active ingredient in Tylenol – is considered safe when taken at recommended doses. Tens of millions of people use it weekly with no ill effect. But in larger amounts, especially in combination with alcohol, the drug can damage or even destroy the liver.



It's a lengthy but fascinating read, with deep background on the history of Tylenol.
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