U of M Initiative Keeps Your Heart Healthy

  • Alan T Hirsch

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities


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MINNEAPOLIS -- Last year, the University of Minnesota launched an initiative to get people to start a conversation with their doctor about aspirin.

And now, a new study shows the "Ask About Aspirin" initiative is working. The program is designed to lower cardiovascular risk within the target population of men ages 45-79 and women 55-79 years in Minnesota over their lifetimes.

Camille Williams sat down with a professor of medicine at the University of Minnesota.

Click here for more information about the study.

PeriodFeb 1 2016

Media coverage


Media coverage

  • TitleCost-Effectiveness of a Statewide Campaign to Promote Aspirin Use for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
    Media name/outletNational biomedical journal
    Producer/AuthorMichaud TL, Abraham J, Jalal H, Luepker RV, Duval S, Hirsch AT.
    PersonsAlan T Hirsch
  • TitlePopulation Trends in Aspirin Use for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention 1980-2009: The Minnesota Heart Survey
    Media name/outletNational biomedical journal
    Producer/AuthorLuepker RV, Steffen LM, Duval S, Zantek ND, Zhou X, Hirsch AT
    PersonsAlan T Hirsch


  • Heart attack
  • stroke
  • aspirin
  • cost-effectiveness
  • public health
  • epidemiology