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What's Ailing You: Aspirin use

The FDA says an aspirin a day is

The FDA says an aspirin a day is unnecessary if a patient has no known heart disease. (June 19, 2014 6:11 PM)

This week, News 12 Connecticut's What's Ailing You looks at a recent change in advice from the Food and Drug Administration on whether it is healthy to take an aspirin each day.

Doctors widely recommended an aspirin a day starting at age 45 for men and age 55 for women to break up platelet clots and keep blood flowing freely. Now, the FDA says an aspirin a day is unnecessary if a patient has...

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