Vitamins don't cut heart attack and breast cancer risks, studies say

Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - 09:14 in Health & Medicine

Almost half of all adults in the U.S. take supplements daily, but the studies should prompt some of them to reconsider their rationale for doing so, one expert says. Vitamin supplements -- taken by millions of Americans to boost or maintain their health -- don't reduce the risk of heart attacks, strokes or breast cancer, according to two large studies published today.

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