Move Over, Apple. Aspirin Deserves Credit, Too

aspirinWhile an apple a day may keep the doctor away, it’s aspirin that may really protect your health: New research shows that an aspirin a day may help lower the risk of colon cancer.

Aspirin has long been credited with helping reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes, and now, evidence (National Cancer Institute) suggests that taking a low-dose aspirin every day for five years or more may cut the risk of colon cancer by up to 35 percent among people who are at high risk.

28 Days to a Healthy Heart

snow heartThe numbers associated with heart disease are staggering, and its impact has no boundaries affecting men, women and children. During American Heart Month, we want to help you take charge of your heart health by giving you a daily reminder during the month of February. We have developed a heart month calendar with 28 tips – one for each day – to make you heart smart.

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