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Aspirin as Good a Clot Buster as Pricey Drugs After Joint Replacement

News Picture: Aspirin as Good a Clot Buster as Pricey Drugs After Joint Replacement

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Good old aspirin is just as effective as newer, expensive drugs at preventing blood clots after hip or knee replacement, a new clinical trial suggests. Researchers said the findings could change some doctors’ prescribing habits. After knee or hip …

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Too Much TV Could Boost Your Odds for a Blood Clot

News Picture: Too Much TV Could Boost Your Odds for a Blood Clot

THURSDAY, Feb. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Hours spent binge-watching that hot new series might feel great, but it’s doing no favors for your blood vessels, new research shows. The study found that people who spend too much time in front of the TV are at increased risk for blood …

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