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Millions of people should STOP taking aspirin for heart health because it does more them harm than good, researchers warn

Millions of older adults are taking aspirin every day despite warnings the pills may do more harm than good, research suggests.  A daily low-dose aspirin is recommended for US adults who have already had a heart attack or stroke and for those with heart disease.  But for the otherwise healthy, the advice to take the blood-thinner every day was overturned by health officials earlier this year.  However, a study has found 29million people aged 40 or over took an aspirin each day in 2017 - the most recently available data.  Read more....

 

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