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Harvard scientists link supplements to severe health events in young people

Consumption of dietary supplements sold for weight loss, muscle building, and energy was associated with increased risk for severe medical events in children and young adults compared with consumption of vitamins, according to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study, published today in the Journal of Adolescent Health, found… Read More »

Viewpoints: If Only U.S. Health Policy Was This Good; Why Didn’t People Care About Opioid Epidemic Until It Hit White, Middle-Class America?

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The New York Times: What Can The U.S. Health System Learn From Singapore? Singapore’s health care system is sometimes held up as an example of excellence, and as a possible model for what could come next in the United States. When we published the results… Read More »

Medical News Today: Most people who die of natural causes do not seek medical help

Researchers have found that 70 percent of adults who died from natural causes had not seen a healthcare provider in the 30 days before their death. A new study tries to make sense of premature death. Scientists at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences… Read More »