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.
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- Dr. Paul Antony chief medical officer for the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
- Dr. Janet Woodcock deputy commissioner and chief medical officer of the FDA
- Gardiner Harris science reporter for "The New York Times"
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