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aspirin

Medicine for a broken heart?

Low-dose aspirin and a blood pressure drug could help combat adverse effects of bereavement.

New life for an old drug

Migraine study finds high doses of aspirin can effectively treat symptoms—an affordable option for those who lack access to costlier medicine.

Is daily aspirin worth it?

Doctors advise caution. Talk with your physician if you're taking a preventive dose.

A new weapon against ovarian cancer?

A daily low-dose aspirin might be more than an ounce of prevention.

Could aspirin help keep Alzheimer’s away?

Study identifies a possible new role for one of the most widely used, common, over-the-counter medications in the world—aspirin.

Aches and pains? Find out which med will work best

Choosing the right drug for what ails you can be a painful process, but a pharmacist offers up his cheat sheet to make it easier.

Is your medication expired?

When should you discard prescription and OTC drugs?

Common painkillers don’t ease back pain

Patients who took NSAIDs were also 2.5 times more likely to suffer gastrointestinal side effects.

Beware of bleeding risks with antacids

Alka Seltzer, Bromo Seltzer among over-the-counter, aspirin-containing products vulnerable patients should avoid.

Daily aspirin? Let’s talk

Doctors, FDA say preventive use of aspirin isn't for everyone.

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