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Prescription Fish Oil Supplement May Lower Heart Risks

Early results of the REDUCE-IT study show that when combined with a cholesterol-lowering statin, the fish-oil drug Vascepa cuts rates of heart-related events.

Probiotic supplements.

Researchers Raise Doubts About the Benefits of Probiotics

Millions of people use probiotic supplements to enhance digestive health and counterbalance the effects of antibiotics, but are they beneficial? Maybe not.

Man reading multivitamin label.

Multivitamins and Your Heart: Helpful or Harmful?

Multivitamin and mineral supplements don’t help prevent heart attacks, strokes, or other cardiovascular events, according to a meta-analysis of 18 studies.

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Beauty and the Beast — Also Known As, Your Thyroid

Your thyroid problem could be the culprit for that dry skin, hair loss, puffiness, and problematic nails. Here are some thyroid beauty tips, product recommendations, and approaches for specific hair, skin, and nail challenges.

Folic acid(vitamin B6) chemical structure and formula written on blackboard.

Why You Need Folic Acid With Methotrexate

Taking methotrexate for rhematoid arthritis can cause folate deficiencies that lead to mouth sores, stomach problems, and other complications.

Vitamin D supplements.

Vitamin D May Help Rheumatoid Arthritis

Vitamin D offers benefits to people living with rheumatoid arthritis. Find out how you can test your vitamin D levels to make sure you're getting enough.

Omega-3 gel capsules.

How Much Omega-3 Should You Take?

Omega-3 fatty acid supplements may not protect heart health as much as previously thought. Learn more about omega-3 studies, information about doses, and other possible health benefits.

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Good Sources of Vitamin D for RA

If you have rheumatoid arthritis, make sure you're getting enough vitamin D through sunshine, supplements, and your diet.

Young man drinking protein supplement while woman cuts vegetables.

Take Protein Supplements With Meals to Aid Weight Loss

Adults who take protein supplements for weight loss as part of a diet and exercise program may have better results if they take them with a meal instead of between meals, according to an analysis of existing research.

Colorful mineral supplements.

What You Need to Know About Iron

It's important to get iron in your diet, but too much can also be harmful. Here's how to make sure you get the right amount.