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Heart attack: Grab an aspirin and call 911
Taking just one aspirin within 24 hours of onset of heart attack symptoms reduces the risk of dying by 23 percent, decreases the risk of another heart attack, and lowers the risk of stroke.

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Aspirin and Heart Disease - Preventive Measures Save Lives… and Reduce Costs. More than 50% of deaths and disability from heart disease and stroke can be avoided by a combination ... MORE

Initial Treatment: People who think they may be having a heart attack should call an ambulance, then chew an aspirin tablet. If aspirin is not taken at home or given by emergency personnel, it is usually immediately given at the hospital ... READ MORE

How does taking aspirin during a heart attack help?
While a heart attack itself may last a few minutes, only some patients die in this acute stage. Many die within the ensuing few days due to extension of the infarction which the attack ... READ MORE

Aspirin for heart attack: Chew or swallow?
You’ve always been healthy, but you seemed to run out of steam at your wife’s 60th birthday dinner last week. And now your chest feels heavy, as if you’re in a vise. READ MORE

Aspirin and Heart Disease
You should not start aspirin therapy without first consulting your physician. The risks and benefits of aspirin therapy vary for each person. READ MORE

Really? During a Heart Attack, Dial 911 and Chew an Aspirin
Last week the entertainer Rosie O’Donnell surprised fans when she announced that she recently had a heart attack. READ MORE