Aspirin

Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen & Aspirin Tablets

STUDY: Taking An Aspirin A Day Is Very Bad For Your Health… If You Don’t Need It

Hundreds of thousands of people take aspirin daily to lower their chances of having heart attack or stroke. A new study finds that for patients with a low risk for those diseases, that aspirin could actually cause very serious health problems.

01/17/2015

Aspirin products sit on the shelf at a Walgreens drug store. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

HealthWatch: Summer Checkup – Which Aspirin To Take?

Aspirin is often used to relieve minor aches and pains, arthritis, and even to protect your heart.

08/01/2012

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HealthWatch: Choose The Right Pain Medication

Open up your medicine cabinet and take a look. Here’s a quick quiz: ibuprofen, acetaminophen, or aspirin? If you have a headache or a sore muscle, which one is the best for you? They all relieve pain but there are subtle differences.

07/30/2012

Aspirin tablets. (Credit: istockphoto)

HealthWatch: Aspirin Fights Heart Attacks, But Daily Doses Not For All

Many adults take aspirin to prevent heart attack or stroke, but a new study now confirms it’s not for everyone.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/09/2012

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