Despite Dangers, Millions of Americans Are Still Taking Daily Aspirin

Aspirin, commonly held to help heart health, also poses dangers for some people. (Credit: fizkes/Shutterstock)

Many Americans have seen the television commercials from a leading Aspirin manufacturer saying their drug “can help prevent another heart attack.” The claims behind the commercials, which have been airing for decades, are based on research showing that taking low doses of Aspirin daily can prohibit the aggregation of platelets that can cause a heart attack.

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