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Thu, Nov 8, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

Vitamins: Should You Take Them?


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Do vitamins make you healthier? Two recent studies disagree on the answer to that. One says vitamins help prevent cancer. And a new one out Monday says they do not help prevent heart attacks or strokes in men. We discuss whether vitamins are crucial to good health. Are supplement-happy Americans going too far?

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Duffy Mackay N.D., vice president for scientific and regulatory affairs at the Council for Responsible Nutrition
  • J. Michael Gaziano, chief of the division of aging, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Veterans Administration Healthcare System
  • Jose Luis Mosquera, medical consultant and integrative medicine expert

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