Daily Aspirin No Longer Recommended to Prevent Heart Attacks

By Health Day – Re-Blogged From Newsmax Health

Millions of aging Americans worried about heart attacks and strokes have for years popped a low-dose aspirin each day, thinking the blood thinner might lower their risk.

But new guidelines issued Sunday by two cardiology groups say that, for most adults, the practice may no longer be warranted.

The new heart health guidelines were issued jointly by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA).