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Dietary Supplements

Tempted To Follow That Celebrity Health Trend? Check With This Guy First

STAT | Posted 04.20.2016 | Science

By Usha Lee McFarling LOS ANGELES -- Canadian lawyer Tim Caulfield has made it his mission to expose fraudulent health advice -- particularly when it...

Read This If You Take Melatonin To Sleep At Night

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 03.23.2016 | Healthy Living

Melatonin is a very popular sleep aid. It's naturally produced in your body. You don't need a prescription for it and can buy it in gummy form or in a...

Dietary Supplements Send Thousands To The ER Each Year

Associated Press | Erin Schumaker | Posted 10.15.2015 | Healthy Living

Many claim to be natural, which may sound safe, but dietary supplements send 23,000 Americans to hospital emergency rooms each year, a new federal stu...

The Truth Behind Your Supplements

Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D. | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D.

A study will support the benefit of certain supplements in one type of patient but show harm when the same supplements are taken by another group or people with different medical conditions. The key is to know the difference.

I'm In: Let's Talk About Dietary Supplements

Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D | Posted 10.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D

What is the next step for the natural products industry? The interrelationship with health care at large is of critical importance. Chronic disease is rising on a global scale. Pharmaceutical drugs alone don't seem to solve these problems. We have to find new solutions.

John Oliver Absolutely Destroys Dr. Oz

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 06.23.2014 | Comedy

When we look back a few years from now, this might be the moment we'll say the verb "Olivering" became a thing. Because Dr. Oz just got seriously "Oli...

Postcards From Lebanon: Part 11 in a Series of Cancer-Related Commentary (Cycle 4)

James Stack | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
James Stack

"Long may you run." (Neil Young) The weather had turned bitter on the first day of cycle 4. With a low in the teens, and it only being early November...

Gabriela Aoun

Killer Diet Supplement? Liver Damage Cases In Hawaii Rise To 30 | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 10.03.2013 | Healthy Living

The number of recent liver damage cases linked to dietary supplements has risen from 10 to 30 in the last week. All 30 cases have been reported in Haw...

Dietary Supplements Linked To 10 'Severe' Liver Failure Cases In Hawaii

Posted 09.27.2013 | Healthy Living

Ten young, seemingly-healthy people have been admitted into Hawaii hospitals in the last five months for varying degrees of liver inflammation and fai...

5 Must-Haves You're Missing From Your Diet

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Iron: Check. Vitamin C: Got it. But are you getting enough of these other key nutrients? (Spoiler alert: Probably not). Potassiu...

Monster Drinks Just Got More Affordable For Millions

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.20.2013 | Business

The growing population of food stamp recipients is one reason why Monster Beverage made a small change to its energy drinks. Last month, Monster Be...

5 Myths About Supplements

Next Avenue | Posted 08.24.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Debra Witt Much of what you assume about vitamins and minerals may be wrong. Here are the biggest misconceptions. ...

Jason Cherkis

More Ron Paul Writings, Speeches Reveal Wacky Conspiracy Theories Concerning Slaves, Christmas, and Diet Supplements | Jason Cherkis | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Rep. Ron Paul's old newsletters continue to dog the Republican presidential contender, even though he's disavowed the racist and h...

Former Mrs. Nevada Used Online Scam to Steal From Thousands Of Americans

Daily Finance | Loren Berlin | Posted 12.19.2011 | Crime

When Juliette Kimoto took to the stage to accept her crown as Mrs. Nevada in 2006, she seemed an obvious fit for the coveted pageant title. Blond and ...

Should You Still Be Taking Your Vitamins?

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 12.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

The recent media hype around vitamins is a classic case of drawing the wrong conclusions from good science.

Dietary Supplements: Too Much Of A Good Thing?

AARP | Posted 12.10.2011 | Fifty

Older adults who take dietary supplements to boost their intake of minerals need to be careful they don’t get too much of a good thing. As report...

Dietary Supplements For Summertime Efficiency

Posted 07.27.2011 | Healthy Living

Memorial Day weekend means that summer weather is upon us. Unlike the winter months where our bodies seem to crave hibernation, the summertime is all ...

Do You Have Leaky Gut Syndrome?

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leo Galland, M.D.

Because it is something of a mystery disease that can show itself as a bewildering array of other conditions, you could have Leaky Gut Syndrome and not even realize it.

How To Boost Immunity After Exercise

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leo Galland, M.D.

For people who are sedentary or get very little exercise, moderate physical activity can enhance immune function. Yet intense physical training, at any level, could actually decrease immunity.

How Dietary Supplements Reduce Health Care Costs

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

New research has shown that spending pennies a day on a few key nutritional supplements can dramatically reduce sickness and chronic disease, and greatly decrease healthcare expenditures.

Acid Reflux: The Truth Behind Heartburn

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leo Galland, M.D.

Although certain drugs can be effective in relieving unpleasant symptoms of acid reflux, they don't really deal with the underlying issue.