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A doctor warns about the impact of overprescribing

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Do vitamin D, melatonin, zinc, and vitamin C protect against Covid-19?

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Illustration: Jaedoo Lee

What the federal lawsuit against Prevagen says about the American supplement industry and the brain


A loophole in the Dietary Supplement Act has led to thousands of hospitalizations

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Illustrations by Kieran Blakey

The latest science behind the 10 most popular, plus answers to that age-old question: Should you take them?


Guide to Vitamins

They seem like a safety net for better nutrition. Are they important for everyday health?

Illustrations by Kieran Blakey


Guide to Vitamins

The case for a high fiber diet is strong. Will a supplement help you meet your quota?

Illustrations by Kieran Blakey


Guide to Vitamins

30 to 50% of Americans are low in vitamin D. Are supplements the answer? It’s complicated.

Illustrations by Kieran Blakey


Guide to Vitamins

Kids need calcium for growth. Adults need it for bone health. Who should take it in pill form?

Illustrations by Kieran Blakey


Guide to Vitamins

How to know if fish oil is for you

Illustrations by Kieran Blakey

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