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Regular Aspirin Use To Prevent Cardiovascular Events Not Advisable For Most Patients – ACC/AHA Guidelines

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Aspirin should be used very selectively in the primary prevention of artherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, according to new guidelines from the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association. While certain higher-risk adults may benefit from regular, preventative aspirin use, those over the age of 70, and any at increased risk of bleeding, should explore lifestyle changes, the groups say.

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