Aspirin to Prevent a First Heart Attack or Stroke

Aspirin is a proven way to help some people prevent a second heart attack or stroke. When aspirin is used this way it is called aspirin secondary prevention. It appears that aspirin also may help prevent a first heart attack or stroke in some people. Learn more about what we know about aspirin primary prevention, or the use of aspirin to prevent a first heart attack or stroke.


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  • SourceUrl: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/subscribe/node/26205
  • Syndication ID: 16596
  • Language: English
  • Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
  • Date Content Published: Friday, January 27, 2017 at 12:00 PM
  • Date Syndication Captured: Friday, February 03, 2017 at 09:25 PM
  • Date Syndication Updated: Friday, February 03, 2017 at 09:27 PM

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