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Does an aspirin a day keep heart disease away?

Each year, more than 805,000 Americans experience a heart attack according to the American Heart Association, and another 795,000 suffer a stroke based on...

Taking aspirin for heart health? Make decisions with your doctor

Does an aspirin a day keep the doctor away? Dr. Salim Virani, professor of medicine—cardiology at Baylor College of Medicine, says don't trust that...

Should we all take aspirin to prevent heart disease?

Aspirin has been used as a pain reliever for more than 100 years. Since the 1970s, it’s also been used to prevent and manage heart disease and stroke. But a big...

Aspirin: Should people with diabetes take it?

Aspirin, also known as acetylsalicylic acid, is a medication used to reduce pain, fever, or inflammation. Specific inflammatory conditions that aspirin is used to treat...

Should your doctor give you aspirin for heart disease prevention?

Recent guidelines have restricted aspirin use in the primary prevention of heart disease to patients under 70, and more recent guidance to patients under...

Should you take aspirin to prevent heart attacks?

If you take a daily aspirin to help decrease your chance of a heart attack or stroke, you should check in with your health...

If you are healthy, don’t take aspirin every day

A new study found that, for healthy older adults, taking a low-dose aspirin each day didn’t extend life or prevent a first heart attack...

Aspirin is effective for preventing recurrent heart attacks and strokes

A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that low- or regular-strength aspirin is equally safe and effective for preventing...

Aspirin could cut cancer death by 20%, study finds

In a recent study published in ecancermedicalscience, researchers found patients with a wide range of cancers who take aspirin as part of their treatment...

An aspirin a day does not keep dementia at bay, study finds

In a new study from Monash University, researchers found taking a low-dose aspirin once a day does not reduce the risk of thinking and...