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Don’t get scammed by “all natural” claims
FDA warns consumers about the dangers hidden in “all natural” dietary supplements, as well as products marketed to treat or cure certain conditions.

Dietary Supplements News

DMAA list update for October 2012
HPRC’s latest review of DMAA-containing products shows that 89 have been discontinued or reformulated since the list was first compiled nine months ago.
Two new dietary supplement reports
Two reports released by the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services show that some dietary supplement products have illegal claims on labels and don’t provide accurate company information to the FDA.
Women’s health and dietary supplements
Military Health System has designated October as Women’s Health Awareness month. Find out how dietary supplements play a role in a women’s life.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database App
Healthcare provider app to get answers and data on natural medicines at any time.
Adolescents and sports drinks
For most active children and adolescents, staying hydrated is easy—drink water.

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