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Osteoporosis Drugs May Be Linked to Fractures
New York Times

Certain drugs used to treat the bone-thinning disorder osteoporosis may increase the risk of a rare type of break in the hip or thighbone, the Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday. The drugs, in a class called bisphosphonates, are Fosamax, Fosamax Plus D, Actonel, Actonel with Calcium, Boniva, Atelvia, and Reclast (and their generic products).