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Herbal Supplements

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.

New York AG Targets Herbal Supplements At Major Retailers

AP | By MARY ESCH | Posted 04.05.2015 | Business

GNC, Target, Walmart and Walgreens are taking heat.

This Is The Most Commonly Used Type Of Complementary Medicine In The US

Posted 04.16.2014 | Healthy Living

By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 04/16/2014 03:20 AM EDT on LiveScience Herbs and other dietary supplements besides vitamins are the...

Herbal Supplements Often Contain Unlisted Ingredients

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 10/11/2013 09:18 AM EDT on LiveScience People who consume herbal products such as supplements may b...

How to Use Herbal Supplements Safely

Jim T. Miller | Posted 07.31.2013 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

Herbal supplements have become increasingly popular in recent years as millions of Americans are looking for natural and more affordable ways to improve their health. But, it's important to know that many herbs can also cause side effects and can interact with prescription medications.

Is It a Bad Idea to Take Supplements and Herbs Without Medical Guidance?

Michael Stanclift, N.D. | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Stanclift, N.D.

Supplements and herbs work, but they should be taken with appropriate medical guidance. Think of them as short-term tools to help steer your health in the right direction.

Almost All Herbal Supplements Found To Have Contaminants: Lead, Mercury, Arsenic Found

New York Times | GARDINER HARRIS | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Nearly all of the herbal dietary supplements tested in a Congressional investigation contained trace amounts of lead and other contaminants, and some ...

The Scent of Sleep

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

If the thought of another holiday cocktail makes your stomach rumble, then seeing this article posted last week won't be appealing. But it offers some...