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Over the counter and over the line: Why students who take common pain medicines might be putting themselves at risk

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We live in a world centered on solutions. When something goes wrong, we expect to be able to fix it, usually in a matter of minutes.

With a handful of troubles actually being out of one’s control, many Wenatchee High School students combat the burden they can — physical pain — with a remedy right at their fingertips, ibuprofen. In one or two pills and a sip of water, headaches, muscle cramps, and back pain are said to be eliminated, but questions still linger.

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