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Daily dose of aspirin may cut colon cancer risk — but don’t run to the drugstore just yet
Washington Post

The staples of your medicine closet — aspirin, ibuprofen and other pain relievers — have been in the headlines a lot lately, and it’s no surprise that many consumers are confused about how these pills can affect your body.

The latest news is about how taking low-dose aspirin may cut your risk of colon cancer, a leading cause of cancer deaths— in the United States. Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions: