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How baby aspirin saves lives (video)

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WASHINGTON, Jan. 3, 2019 -- Low-dose "baby" aspirin is rarely given to children anymore. Instead, people at risk of a heart attack may take a daily aspirin to decrease their risk. In this video, Reactions explains how low-dose aspirin works to inhibit blood clotting and help prevent heart attacks: https://youtu.be/RYeEGetrjqQ.

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