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Understand Benefits, Risks of Taking Aspirin

Duration: 3 min 49 sec



The United States Preventive Service Task Force, or USPSTF, has recently recommended that those who are more than 50 years of age and have a more than 10 per cent risk of Cardiovascular Disease should take a low dose of aspirin. The drug is used for prevention of cardiovascular diseases, such as heart attack and stroke, and also colon cancer. Watch this report to understand the benefits and risks involved in taking this medicine.

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