Dietary supplement safety information in magazines popular among older readers.

  title={Dietary supplement safety information in magazines popular among older readers.},
  author={Ruth Kava and Kathleen Meister and Elizabeth Murphy Whelan and Alicia M. Lukachko and Christina Mirabile},
  journal={Journal of health communication},
  volume={7 1},
Dietary supplements are extensively used in the United States, especially by people age 50 and over. Surveys have shown that magazines and other news media are an important source of information about nutrition and dietary supplements for the American public. It is uncertain, however, whether magazines provide their readers with adequate information about the safety aspects of supplement use. This report presents an analysis of supplement safety information in articles published during 1994… CONTINUE READING

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