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Patients Don't Tell Doctors They Take Supplements

But they can interact with prescription medicines

Tests Show Herbal Supplements Are Often Fake

Some supplements may have no trace of the herb indicated on the label

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Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Dementia

Researchers say vitamin may protect brain against Alzheimer’s disease

Vitamin B12 Levels Linked to Memory Skills and Brain Size

New study linking vitamin B12 deficiency to brain shrinkage and memory problems in older adults

Has Vitamin D Been Oversold?

Are you getting enough Vitamin D? If not, should you supplement?

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8 Scary Food-Drug Interactions

Here, some food-drug pairings to avoid altogether, and one that’s a perfect match.

8 Medicines That Don't Mix With Alcohol

Even a glass of wine or beer can be dangerous when taken with certain drugs

Hidden Hazards of Cold Medicines

You may get the relief you want, plus a few side effects you don't

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