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Banned Drugs Still Turning Up In Weight-Loss Supplements

Banned Drugs Still Turning Up In Weight-Loss Supplements

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Just because the Food and Drug Administration recalls a supplement because it contains dangerous substances, doesn’t mean the product disappears from the market.

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The Case Against Multivitamins Grows Stronger

The Case Against Multivitamins Grows Stronger

| December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Vitamin deficiencies can cause deadly diseases like scurvy, and other major health problems like spina bifida. But for most people, adding a multivitamin to their daily routine doesn’t affect their health at all, studies say. Still, 40 percent of Americans continue to take multivitamins.

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Why Can’t Fish Oil Supplements Keep Our Brains Sharp?

Why Can’t Fish Oil Supplements Keep Our Brains Sharp?

| September 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Contrary to earlier studies, new research suggests that omega-3 fatty acids may not stave off cognitive decline. We look at why this is hard to pin down — and examine the body of evidence that finds supplements may not be as effective as eating fish meals in protecting brain health.

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