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    Default Supplement Bashing on PBS

    Orthomolecular Medicine News Service, January 17, 2016
    Supplement Bashing on PBS
    Latest Hatchet-Job to Air Jan 19

    by Andrew W. Saul, Editor

    (OMNS, Jan 17, 2016) It may be time for some extra niacin. PBS FRONTLINE has advertised a program teaser for "Supplements and Safety" that proves, if nothing else, that yellow journalism still attracts viewers. Prepare to be presented with the same old anti-vitamin saws dressed up as sensational, breaking news. And here they are:
    Legend Number One: "Supplements are unregulated!"

    Not true. Supplements are indeed regulated. (Honestly, now: can you think of anything in this nation that the government doesn't regulate?) Specifically, at the US Food and Drug Administration's own website:
    "FDA regulates both finished dietary supplement products and dietary ingredients."

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    Default Re: Supplement Bashing on PBS

    HEY, Thanks for that reminder, as just yesterday, I saw the Las Cruces, NM PBS affiliate KRWG, advertise it for this evening. I just checked their website schedule and it shows info for today, as not available, hmmm. But it's on Frontline, which would have to be somewhere between 7PM to 9PM MST. I also receive PBS KCOS 13.1, El Paso, TX, and they show the Frontline doc at 9PM MST. Both are not always the same schedule, so check your local listings. I'll do a quick reminder on Mercola.
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