banner-optimized_0_0.png
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Our transmitter in Willow Creek is off air. We're working with the manufacturer on a solution. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Study Ties Heart Drug to Higher Death Rate in Women

A study raises questions about the effect of the heart medication Digoxin on women. Researchers say women who take the drug have a higher death rate than men who take it. NPR's Patricia Neighmond reports.

Copyright 2002 NPR

Award-winning journalist Patti Neighmond is NPR's health policy correspondent. Her reports air regularly on NPR newsmagazines All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Weekend Edition.