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LifeLine (Dietary Supplements) #753878

NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 26, 2004
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(New York: Robert Bazell) Potential dangers from herbal supplements examined; details given of the “Consumer Reports” list of 12 supplements, including birthwort, on the market despite being suspected of causing diseases or death and about the lack of regulation by the FDA. [Patient Beverly HAMES††- says she was told they were natural and safe.] [“Consumer Reports” Dr. Marvin LIPMAN†- says the population is unaware of what’s going on with regard to the regulation of these supplements.] [Council for Responsible Nutrition Dr. Annette DICKINSON†- says consumers can have confidence in the majority of supplements on the market.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Bazell, Robert

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