Routine aspirin's downside shown again

January 24, 2019

Routine aspirin's downside shown again

Research published this week in JAMA reports anew that a daily aspirin, long recommended as a preventive measure against clotting for people with heart ailments or increased risk for stroke, also heightens a person's risk of internal bleeding. 

In downloadable video soundbites, UW Medicine family doctor Nelson Chiu talks about who is more likely to benefit from the aspirin regimen and why it's important to talk with a physician before taking aspirin on a regular basis. 

See our related blog item.

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