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Does an Aspirin a Day Keep Heart Disease Away? It Depends

February 16, 2022

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Presented by Health Lab

Many people have taken aspirin daily to reduce their risk of heart disease or stroke. However, new guidelines from the United States Preventive Services Task Force provide updated recommendations for people sixty years old and older and those between forty to fifty-nine years old who are at risk of cardiovascular disease. Abbas Bitar, M.D., Cardiologist at the University of Michigan Health Frankel Cardiovascular Center, discusses the implications for the new recommendations.

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