Older Americans Are Hooked On Vitamins Despite Scarce Evidence They Work

(By Liz Szabo for Kaiser Health News)

When she was a young physician, Dr. Martha Gulati noticed that many of her mentors were prescribing vitamin E and folic acid to patients. Preliminary studies in the early 1990s had linked both supplements to a lower risk of heart disease. Continue reading article here…

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