Aspirin was first found to reduce the risk of fatal and nonfatal heart attacks 30 years ago, and subsequent studies found evidence that aspirin may also reduce the risk of stroke and colon cancer. Aspirin is one of the most commonly used medications and nearly half of adults 70 years and older have
Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the types of diseases that affect heart and blood vessels, causing heart attacks, stroke, congenital heart disease, and peripheral artery disease. Tobacco use, unhealthy diet, alcohol, and physical inactivity trigger CVDs. Here's all you need to know about CVDs.