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Vitamin D keeps you healthy

9 Things You Need to Know About Vitamin D

As vitamin D makes headlines (again), it’s time to learn more about why you need vitamin D, how to get it — and how much vitamin D is too much

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Are Vitamin and Mineral Infusions Worth the Hype?

Are you intrigued by celebrities’ glamorous portrayals of vitamin and mineral infusions? Read on to see if these treatments are worth every cent, or if celebs are just paying for the hype

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More on Melatonin

Lots of people are using melatonin as a sleep aid — but does it work, and is it safe?

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Answers About Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha’s all the buzz these days for relieving stress and fatigue. But is there anything to it?

Folic Acid and Birth Defects: What’s the Connection?

Folic Acid and Birth Defects: What’s the Connection?

Why all women of reproductive age should make sure they’re getting enough folic acid

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How Religious Fervor and Anti-Regulation Zealotry Laid the Groundwork for America’s $36 Billion Supplement Industry

50% of all adults in America have used a supplement in the past 30 days, despite evidence that the majority of these supplements don't work

5 Forgotten Vitamins and Supplements

It's always best to try to get the vitamins and minerals you need from a healthy, well-balanced diet, but sometimes that's difficult. Here are five vitamin and minerals that you may need to supplement, if you're not getting enough through diet.

Natural Supplements Can Be Dangerously Contaminated, or Not Even Have the Specified Ingredients

Are dietary supplements safe and effective? This professor of pharmacy explains what consumers should consider.

CBD Is Touted for Pain Management—But Does It Work?

CBD is everywhere these days, promoted to relieve pain and promote calmness in people and animals. But does it work? The jury is still out.

CBD for Women: What Are Women Using CBD For?

These days, CBD—cannabidiol, a chemical derived from cannabis—is being sold in many forms and used for many things. Find out what women are using it for.

Avoiding Pseudomedicine for Alzheimer's and Brain Health

With so many people affected by Alzheimer's disease, many people are looking for information about any kind of brain health intervention. And they may fall prey to pseudomedicine.

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Do You Trust Your Supplement Labels?

If you’re unsure that the ingredients on dietary supplement labels are the actual ingredients in the supplements, you’re not alone.

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More Evidence That Supplements Won't Help Your Heart

There's another study suggesting that the vitamin and mineral supplements bought by millions of Americans do nothing to stave off heart disease.

Your Health

9 Low Iron Symptoms: Could You Have an Iron Deficiency?

Iron deficiency is one of the most common nutritional deficiencies in the United States, and women are at greater risk than men. Find out if you have symptoms.

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