• Top in cardiology: USPSTF aspirin recommendation, AHA survey on flu shots

    1 month ago - By Healio

    The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently issued a draft recommendation that states the task force no longer recommends aspirin for primary CVD prevention in adults aged 60 years and older.
    The task force also advised that use of aspirin for primary CVD prevention in adults aged 40 to 59 years at high risk for CVD should be considered on a case-by-case basis. It was the top story in cardiology last week.
    Another top story was about a survey conducted by the American Heart Association, which found that three in five Americans may delay or skip this year's influenza vaccine.
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