More Than 1 in 10 Use Daily Aspirin Inappropriately

January 14, 2015 8:43 AM

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More Than 1 in 10 Use Daily Aspirin Inappropriately

(HealthDay News) -- Many Americans are likely using daily low-dose aspirin inappropriately in the hopes of preventing a first-time heart attack or stroke, a new study suggests.

Researchers found that of nearly 69,000 U.S. adults prescribed aspirin long-term, about 12 percent probably should not have been.

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