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Merck to plead guilty, pay $950M over Vioxx marketing

Drug giant Merck has agreed to plead guilty and pay $950 million to settle criminal and civil charges over the marketing of the arthritis painkiller Vioxx, which studies showed increased the risk of strokes and heart attacks, the Justice Department has announced. Merck pulled Vioxx from the market in September 2004.

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