How Does Low-Dose Aspirin Work?

You ever see those commercials suggesting people take a tiny dose of aspirin every day? It’s an amount so small it doesn’t really work for pain relief, yet taking low-dose aspirin is fairly common, among those at risk for heart attacks or stroke. Here’s why aspirin works in a baby-sized dose.

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Producer: Kirk Zamieroski
Writer: Alexa Billow
Scientific Consultants: Michelle Boucher, PhD Brianne Raccor, PhD Bianca Rocca, PhD
Executive Producer: Hilary Hudson


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