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Fish oil in pregnancy may ward off babies' colds

Women who take fish oil supplements during pregnancy may boost their babies’ immune systems and help protect against colds during the first months of life, a new study shows.


Study: More than half of U.S. adults over 20 take vitamins

More than half of U.S. adults age 20 and older take vitamins or other dietary supplements, a new government study shows.


Little proof brain supplements work

Little proof brain supplements work

In the fight against memory loss, nothing is certain, doctors say. A seemingly steady stream of new research purports to show supplements' and vitamins' promise in preventing or slowing cognitive decline, but in reality no hard evidence supports taking any of them. At the same time, such supplements have been proved safe, barring drug interactions and other complications, so some doctors recommend trying them anyway.


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