Arches. Photo by Daniel Chia
HOPES: Huntington's Outreach Project for Education, at Stanford
Nov
13
2010

aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid)

A drug widely used for relieving pain and reducing fever in adults. It also relieves mild itching and reduces swelling and inflammation. Use of aspirin by children has been linked to the occurrence of a disorder known as Reye’s Syndrome.