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'GMA' Hot List: Study finds dietary supplement exposure calls to poison control centers skyrocketed
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Study finds a major uptick in calls to poison control centers over dietary supplements
A new study found calls to poison control centers in the U.S. due to exposures to dietary supplements rose by nearly 50 percent between 2005 and 2012, and that a majority of those calls involved children being exposed to supplements. The report, published Friday in the Journal of Medical
Rise in calls to poison control centers related to dietary supplements
A new report finds that calls to Poison Control Centers as a result of dietary supplements exposure has risen by almost 50 percent, and most incidents involve young children.
Real-life 'Limitless' pill? Silicon Valley entrepreneurs pursue nootropics, or smart drugs
Although some experts caution the effects aren't well understood, entrepreneurs are developing these dietary supplements to boost brain function.
A real-life 'Limitless' pill? Silicon Valley entrepreneurs pursue brain hacking with nootropics, or 'smart drugs'
From late nights out to early mornings on the job, 30-year-old entrepreneur Erin Finnegan says she has a secret boost that keeps her going. She uses “nootropics,” also called “smart drugs,” or supplements claiming to boost brain function, helping to improve memory, focus and maybe even make you
Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy Linked to Childhood Behavioral Problems, Study Finds
A common over-the-counter pain medication has been associated with increased risk of developing behavioral issues for children who were exposed to the drug in utero, according to a study published today in the medical journal JAMA Pediatrics . Children were more likely to exhibit behavioral issues,
Common Meds Olympic Athletes Must Forego to Avoid Testing Positive for Doping
Olympic athletes may spend years planning, training and preparing for that elusive chance at winning a gold medal, but they can risk losing it all by taking something as seemingly innocuous as a common cold medication on the day of the competition. In fact, common drugs, including some flu
Consumer Reports Highlights Dietary Supplement Dangers
A daily supplement or two has become routine for many Americans, but a report is highlighting how these substances can sometimes be harmful. Consumer Reports outlines in a extensive report how producers of dietary supplements face little regulation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and why
Fact Checking Donald Trump's Claims About Democratic VP Pick Tim Kaine's Gifts
Donald Trump assailed Hillary Clinton 's running mate Sen. Tim Kaine , D-Virginia, for allegedly accepting thousands of dollars of gifts while serving in the Virginia statehouse, suggesting there was a double standard for former Gov. Bob McDonnell , who was prosecuted for his acceptance of gifts
Some Nature Made Supplements Recalled for Possible Salmonella, Staph Aureus
Various Nature Made dietary supplements have been voluntarily recalled "due to possible Salmonella or Staphylococcus aureus contamination," manufacturer Pharmavite LLC said in a news release Tuesday.