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Weighing the risks and benefits of aspirin therapy

It may help prevent a heart attack or stroke, but it comes with the risk of bleeding. Maybe youíve heard about people who take a low-dose aspirin each day to ward off heart problems. Since aspirin is a medicine youíve probably used now and then without a problem, and since it is available without a prescription, you might consider trying a daily low-dose aspirin yourself. Donít do it. Unlike deciding to take…

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