A panel discusses the pros and cons of low-dose aspirin, which has been found to reduce the risk of heart attack and may also help prevent Alzheimer’s disease and some types of cancer.

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  • Dr. Ernie Hawk chief of the gastrointestinal and other cancer research group in the Division of Cancer Prevention at the National Cancer Institute
  • Dr. Alfred Berg professor and chair, department of family medicine at University of Washington and chair of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
  • Dr. David Meyerson cardiologist at Johns Hopkins University and national spokesperson for the American Heart Association

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