New Federal Aspirin Recommendations Include Data Analysis by HealthPartners

04/11/2016 | Star Tribune
Jeremy Olson describes how data analysis by HealthPartners has contributed to a better understanding of the role of aspirin in reducing risk of heart disease. The information is reflected in guidelines on aspirin use issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force on April 11, which recommend daily aspirin for adults between the ages of 50 and 59 with a 10 percent chance of cardiovascular events such as heart attacks.