Dietary Supplements News
For Kraft, Brady and Belichick, is this the beginning of the end?
THE PROBLEM WITH living your life under the spotlight is that the camera captures only the public eruption, not the months of silent anger. On Dec. 3, when the New England Patriots played the Buffalo Bills, Tom Brady walked to the sideline after throwing late and behind receiver Brandin Cooks on
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
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. This is the list of affected products . The items were sold nationwide to various major retailers.
Jessica Alba's Honest Company Sued Over Organic Infant Formula
Jessica Alba 's The Honest Company has been hit with another lawsuit that criticizes the brand's claims. The nonprofit, politically active group Organic Consumers Association filed a lawsuit earlier this month with the Los Angeles Superior Court alleging that Honest violates the Organic Food
Pure Caffeine: Even a Teaspoon of Powder Can Be Fatal
One scoop. That’s all it takes to potentially end a life. Every coffee drinker knows that too many cups can give you the jitters, but too much pure caffeine can be fatal within just minutes. One teaspoon of powdered pure caffeine is the equivalent of 25 cups of coffee. Logan Stiner’s parents said