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The latest health guidance on preventative aspirin use

Clip: 10/12/2021 | 4m 42s | Video has closed captioning.

Adults 60 or older should not necessarily take a daily aspirin to prevent a first heart attack or stroke, according to a draft recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. The government-backed panel of independent experts is revising several key guidelines and warning that, for some, aspirin's risks may outweigh the benefits. Judy Woodruff talks to Dr. John Wong about the issue.

Aired: 10/12/21

Rating: NR

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