Tens of millions of Americans take nutritional supplements. New studies allege some pills do not contain what is on the label. Other research indicates consumers may be ingesting too many vitamins. New concerns about dietary supplements.
By most standards, our quality of life has been steadily improving — yet at the same time, pessimism also seems to be on the increase. A journalist explores why this might be so.
- Gregg Easterbrook author of six books, including "The Progress Paradox," contributing editor to "The Atlantic" and "The New Republic."
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