Risks of Daily Aspirin Increase After Age 75

Aspirin can protect against a second heart attack or stroke, but at what price?

After a heart attack, doctors often prescribe daily aspirin to reduce the risk of having another heart attack. Many heart attacks are caused by a clot that blocks blood flow through a coronary artery. Aspirin helps prevent platelets in the blood from sticking together and forming a clot, and it’s an inexpensive preventive medicine that […]

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