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An aspirin a day for your health?

A daily low-dose aspirin may help prevent stroke and certain cancers, but the therapy carries certain risks you’ll want to discuss with your physician. It used to be that you would reach for an aspirin only if you had a headache or an achy joint, but current research shows that low doses of the drug may reduce your risk of stroke and even help prevent colorectal cancer. …

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