Heart Disease, Colon Cancer: Aspirin Prevents More Than Headaches

Sep 18, 2015

Aspirin is one of the oldest medicines ever used by humans, but it still continues to live up to its slug line: the Wonder Drug. Physicians have been using it for years to prevent heart disease in certain patients, now a federal group of independent medical professionals is recommending it to reduce the risk of colon cancer for some high-risk populations. 

 

Aspirin is a mediocre painkiller - that also happens to prevent heart attacks and colorectal cancer