Vitamins and Herbal Supplements Are Sending 23,000 Americans to the Hospital a Year

A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine took a look at a decade’s worth of U.S. hospital admission data and found that over 23,0000 visits a year are actually due to substances people are taking to, theoretically, improve their health: vitamins and herbal supplements.

Source: Vitamins and Herbal Supplements Are Sending 23,000 Americans to the Hospital a Year

That said, 23,000 visits a year in a country of 300,000,000 is practically nothing. Don’t get me wrong, it’s preventable, but statistically it isn’t a scary number.

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