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Is There an Aspirin-Eye Disease Link?

Some studies say yes, but that doesn't mean you should stop taking low-dose aspirin

Millions of older Americans take low-dose aspirin for prevention of heart attack or stroke, so two new studies suggesting that long-term regular aspirin use might increase the risk for developing a vision-robbing eye disease could be a cause for worry.

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