Combo Pill Could Cut Heart Disease Risk

A newfangled pill combines aspirin, cholesterol medicine and blood pressure drugs in an effort to prevent heart attacks and strokes. And it just might work. A new study finds the combo drug could cut risk for heart disease and stroke in half with no more side effects than each drug taken alone. Hold on to your exercise program, however: This pill is in early phases of testing and won't likely come to market for years. And as with the highly touted exercise pill, reality in the end is often more complicated than early announcements in the media might seem.

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