You ever see those commercials suggesting people take a tiny dose of aspirin every day?
It’s an amount so small it doesn’t really work for pain relief, yet taking low-dose aspirin is fairly common, among those at risk for heart attacks or stroke.
Here’s why aspirin works in a baby-sized dose.
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