Should You Take Aspirin for Your Heart?

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The risks might be greater than the benefits. But talk to your doctor before you make a change.  Many people take a low-dose aspirin (75-100 mg) every day to protect their heart. But new guidelines may be changing this common practice. The US Preventive Service Task Force makes recommendations to doctors for patient care. Recently it warned that aspirin may more »

Simple Ways to Get Tough and Prevent Heart Disease and Early Death

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For many years, the number of people dying from heart disease has decreased. But now that trend is starting to slow down. In 2016, more than 415,000 people died from a heart problem that could have been prevented. This unexpected number comes from a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The organization is trying to more »