NBC’s chief medical editor Dr. Nancy Snyderman and Nancy Metcalf of, Consumer Reports, rereveal what the publication is calling the supplement industry’s “dirty dozen,” a list of ingredients that may be linked to health risks such as heart attacks, cancer and even death.
Nutritional supplements known as “Sprinkles” are helping poverty-stricken children in Guatemala survive. TODAY special correspondent and UNICEF Next Generation ambassador Jenna Bush Hager reports.
Sept. 30: The Senate is investigating whether steroids are hidden in the protein powders and nutritional supplements used to bulk-up by many athletes, teens and body-builders. Dr. Nancy Snyderman talks with a panel of experts about whether you could be taking steroids and not know it.
May 8: The FDA recently recalled Hydroxycut, one of the country's most popular dietary supplements. Tom Costello explains why.
EDINBURGH, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 12: A selection of over the counter vitamin supplements is pictured on 12 July 2005. The European Court has decided to tighten rules on the sale of vitamin and minerals. It has been proposed tol ban up to 200 supplements from sale and put restrictions on the upper li
The dietary supplement echinacea is displayed in a shop Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, in Seattle. The largest study of the popular herbal remedy echinacea finds it won't help you get over a cold any sooner. The study of more than 700 adults and children suggests the tiniest hint of a possible benefit, abou
WASHINGTON - FEBRUARY 03: Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) participates in a news conference on dietary supplements, on Capitol Hill, February 3, 2010 in Washington, DC. Senator McCain discussed new legislation that would improve the Food and Drug Administration's current regulations that would ensure that
**ADVANCE FOR TUESDAY, JUNE 9** In this photo taken on April 29, 2008, dietitian Kathy Allen holds up some dietary supplements at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla. Allen says people should keep a healthy skepticism about so-called "natural" products. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)