Use of dietary supplements among people living with HIV/AIDS is associated with vulnerability to medical misinformation on the internet

@inproceedings{Kalichman2012UseOD,
  title={Use of dietary supplements among people living with HIV/AIDS is associated with vulnerability to medical misinformation on the internet},
  author={Seth C Kalichman and Chauncey Cherry and Denise Sue White and Miche'l Jones and Moira O'Connor Kalichman and Mervi A. Detorio and Angela M. Caliendo and Raymond F Schinazi},
  booktitle={AIDS research and therapy},
  year={2012}
}
BackgroundUse of dietary supplements is common among people living with HIV/AIDS. Because dietary supplements are used in the context of other health behaviors, they may have direct and indirect health benefits. However, supplements may also be associated with vulnerability to medical misinformation and unfounded health claims. We examined use of dietary supplements among people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWH) and the association between use of dietary supplements and believing medical… CONTINUE READING
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