Study: Doctors Not Prescribing Aspirin to Most Heart Patients - NBC4 Washington

    Study: Doctors Not Prescribing Aspirin to Most Heart Patients

    For years we've known that aspirin can be a first-line defense against a heart attack, but a new study finds that more than half of the patients who would benefit from the over-the-counter pill aren't being prescribed it by their doctors. (Published Thursday, Mar 21, 2013) For years we've known that aspirin can be a first-line defense against a heart attack, but a new study finds that more than half of the patients who... See More