Doctors change aspirin recommendations for lowering risk of heart disease –

GREEN BAY (WLUK) — New guidelines suggest taking aspirin daily is no longer needed to prevent heart attacks in healthy older adults. The American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association released the new guidelines on Sunday. “So we have the ACC and the AHA coming out jointly saying that wasn’t the best recommendation. Now we are looking that a baby aspirin if you are not in a high risk group of patients then it’s not needed,” explained Dr. Simone Fearon, the Cardiovascular Medical Director at ThedaCare. The old recommendations suggested adults older than 50 take between 75 and 150 ...

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