INDIANAPOLIS — Doctors have long recommended a daily aspirin regimen as a way of preventing heart attacks but new research suggests it might not do that much good for everyone.
In March, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association removed their recommendation to take aspirin for people who don’t have a history of cardiovascular disease.
Now it’s recommended that people over 70 without heart disease, or younger people with increased risk of bleeding, should not take aspirin.
People who are between the ages of 40 and 70 and are at high risk for heart disease should ask their doctor about an aspirin regimen.
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