There are a few topics here at Healthcare Triage that just won’t seem to go away. Vaccines and autism. Diet and exercise. Survival rates. But the one that trumps them all is supplements. Americans seem obsessed with them.
The one group I thought might not be overtaken by this craze was the elderly. Boy, was I wrong. This is Healthcare Triage News.
For those of you who want to read more:
- Changes in Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medication and Dietary Supplement Use Among Older Adults in the United States, 2005 vs 2011
- Americans Spend Billions on Vitamins and Herbs That Don’t Work
- New York Attorney General Targets Supplements at Major Retailers