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TAKE HALF AN ASPIRIN DAILY
Yes, those big studies came out a few years ago saying low-dose aspirin does pretty much zilch to prevent heart attacks and cancer in women, but the evidence is strong for aspirin's reducing the risk of stroke. If you're over 40, I recommend half a 325 milligram tablet (or two baby aspirin), with half a glass of warm water both before and after you swallow so that you're less likely to irritate your stomach.