Today’s Video of the Day from the American Chemical Society series Reactions explains how just a baby-size dose of aspirin can have protective health effects for adults.
Doctors commonly advise patients who are at risk for a heart attack or stroke to take low-dose aspirin.
While it will not relieve any kind of major pain, a tiny amount of aspirin taken on a daily basis can prevent dangerous blood clotting.
By Chrissy Sexton, Earth.com Staff Writer
Video Credit: American Chemical Society