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The FDA Questions an Aspirin a Day.   I Question the FDA.

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    For 25 years, daily aspirin for people over 50 has been standard advice from the medical profession. A few weeks ago, the FDA changed its tune, and now recommends daily aspirin only after your first heart attack. I’m sticking with the classic advice. Aspirin is an anti-inflammatory with benefits that include lower risk of dementia and some cancers. The overall reduction in death and disease adds the equivalent of about 2 years of life. Though aspirin causes stomach irritation in some people, you will know quickly if you are one of them, and can try a different NSAID.

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