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Aspirin

Baby aspirin (credit: Dr. Dave Hnida)

Say Goodbye To Aspirin?

For decades, doctors have recommended that most people take a baby aspirin to lower their risk of heart attack. But now the FDA says aspirin should be a no-go for most. So what is the best thing to do? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida takes a look at the FDA recommendation — and offers some advice about popping a daily pill.

05/07/2014

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To Protect Your Heart, Timing Is Everything

Millions of Americans take a daily aspirin to lessen the risk of a heart attack. But as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, when you pop an aspirin can make a big difference in how much protection you truly get.

11/25/2013

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For Women, An Aspirin Every Other Day …

It’s a simple drug that’s been around for centuries, but the longer we study it, the better it seems. We’re talking about aspirin. And CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at a new study on aspirin that is especially important for women.

07/16/2013

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