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Doctors warn of drug interactions
San Francisco Chronicle

A failure of communication proved to be life-threatening for Bengt Bostrom. Bostrom went to his internist, Dr. Bradley Jones, to figure out why he was so exhausted. The 71-year-old Texas man was already being treated for prostate cancer, and a specialist had prescribed naproxen to help reduce swelling. If Jones had known that, he’d have added a medicine to protect Bostrom’s stomach.