Saturday, December 11, 2010

Aspirin Can Reduce Cancer Death Rates, But Can Cause Serious Side Effects



VOAVideo: Aspirin Can Reduce Cancer Death Rates, But Can Cause Serious Side Effects

It's a common medication with uncommon benefits. Aspirin is one of the most widely used drugs in the world. And a new study just out shows that one low-dose aspirin a day - about 80 milligrams - can significantly reduce the risk of death from some common forms of cancer. But there are some precautions you ought to know about. VOA's Carol Pearson reports.

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