The wonder drug once gleaned from the bark of a willow tree is today used to help prevent heart attacks and strokes. But not everyone benefits from daily aspirin therapy.
Congratulations, you injured yourself doing something active. Such things are liable to happen when you leave the couch. But the choice between Advil, Tylenol, aspirin, and so many other pills can be daunting. Here's what you should reach for, and when.
Poppin' pills is a sorta magical, sorta scientific method in feeling better. When you get hurt? Pop pills. When you can't sleep? Pop pills. When you want to get high? Pop pills. But how do those tiny little capsules actually work? This video explains how aspirin and ibuprofen makes your body feel less pain.
It's old news that aspirin can reduce cancer risk, but a new study conducted at the University of Oxford suggests that it can stop the spread of cancer in patients who already have the disease, too.
Prominent Rick Santorum Super PAC booster and probably insane kabillionaire Foster Friess created a kerfuffle today by saying that women should just put aspirin between their legs for contraception. No really, he did! But rather than dismiss him as a dangerous crackpot with a reckless anti-woman agenda, let's examine…
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Researchers have found a drug that's unexpectedly effective at reducing one's chances of dying from many common forms of cancer, in some cases lessening fatalities up to 60%. It's a small, long term daily dose of aspirin.
How can a music video made exclusively OF shots of classic toys like Etch-a-Sketch and Play-Doh be the most strange, unsettling thing I've seen today? A whole lot of latent violence, that's how! Don't show this to your kids. [Vimeo]