I read this article in the New York Times and also found it on the International Herald Tribune site — Potential for harm in dietary supplements
Snippet from the article:
A form of substance abuse rampant in this country is rarely discussed publicly or privately. It involves abusing legally sold dietary supplements â€” vitamins, minerals, herbals and homeopathic remedies â€” all of which can be sold over the counter without prior approval for safety and effectiveness.
This is a very important story. We spend billions of dollars trying to achieve a longer and healthier life, and when we do, we get roped in by advertisements and multi-level marketing processes which get us to buy more and more of these products. Some of them are dangerous! Please take a few moments to read this.
Full article: IHT.com