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cancer and aspirin

Why Aspirin Can Prevent Cancer

Researchers from Italy’s Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital have found that low-dose aspirin can prevent colorectal cancer. Why? Doesn’t aspirin cause stomach bleeding, ulcers, blood thinning and other problems? The researchers analyzed medical records of 100,000 human subjects starting from fifty years of age...


Surfer Dies of Heart Disease at Age 32

A preliminary release of the autopsy and toxicology report for pro surfer Andy Irons indicates the 32-year old surfer died of severe coronary artery disease caused by atherosclerosis. Pathology consultant J.M. Di Maio, M.D. commented that Mr. Irons’ arteries were narrowed by as...