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Daily Aspirin Therapy: Understand the Benefits and Risks

Daily aspirin therapy may lower your risk of heart attack and stroke, but daily aspirin therapy isn't for everyone. Ask your medical provider if it is right for you.

Review Date: February 07, 2012

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Safe Use of Medicines

Read this booklet for practical tips to make sure you are taking all your medicines the right way. Hear how other older adults practice medicine safety. Share this booklet with your family and friends.

Review Date: March 13, 2013

NIH National Institute on Aging Information Center

Taking Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attacks

Should you take aspirin? It’s always a good idea to talk with your provider before taking aspirin to prevent a heart attack.

Review Date: February 07, 2012

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Taking Aspirin to Prevent Strokes

Should you take aspirin? It’s always a good idea to talk with your provider before taking aspirin to prevent a stroke or heart attack.

Review Date: March 18, 2013

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality