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Risks associated with daily Aspirin intake

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MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI)-  If you are taking aspirin on a daily basis to prevent heart attack and stroke,  there are a few things you need to know. Dr. Michael Lim, SLU Hospital Cardiologist explains.

A new study showed that one in 10 of people didn't need to take the over-the-counter drug because their risk of developing heart disease was too low to warrant a daily Aspirin regimen. Experts say risks associated with  daily Aspirin intake can include stroke caused by burst blood vessels and gastrointestinal bleeding, both of which can be fatal.