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Study | Seniors Should Think Twice Before Reaching for the Aspirin Bottle

Study | Seniors Should Think Twice Before Reaching for the Aspirin Bottle

Evie Fordham | Politics and Health Care Reporter   Seniors should think twice before adding baby aspirin to their daily health regimens, according to a study in the New England Journal of Medicine website posted Sunday. While research indicates that low-dose aspirin can help most people with high cardiovascular risk avoid a heart attack or […]

An Aspirin A Day May Keep The Cancer Away

An Aspirin A Day May Keep The Cancer Away

Aspirin, the commonplace medication you’d likely find in any kitchen or bathroom medicine cabinet, may have cancer-preventing abilities. A new study, published online in the journal Breast Cancer Research, found that women who regularly take low doses of aspirin have a lower risk of breast cancer. According to the research, women who take aspirin regularly […]

Could your favorite pain medicine send you into cardiac arrest?

Could your favorite pain medicine send you into cardiac arrest?

A new study questions ibuprofen’s safety Pexels Can popping a Motrin or Advil stop your heart? Possibly, according to a study published earlier this week in the European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy. The study found that people who take certain Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (better known as NSAIDs) were more than 30 percent more likely to […]