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Dietary supplements responsible for frequent calls to poison centers

Dietary supplements responsible for frequent calls to poison centers
August 3, 2017

The rate of dietary supplement exposures doubled from 2000 to 2012, according to research recently published in the Journal of Medical Toxicology.

Researchers said this translates to U.S. Poison Control Centers getting a call approximately every 24 minutes regarding dietary supplement exposures.

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