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New book stirs up supplement controversy

New book stirs up supplement controversy

Dr. Paul Offit ignites controversy with his new release, Do You Believe in Magic, which questions the effectiveness of dietary supplements. Four experts evaluate his position.  

In advance of the June release of Dr. Paul Offit’s latest book, Do You Believe in Magic? (Harper), op-eds and excerpts appeared in The Guardian and the New York Times, raising arched eyebrows from within the supplement industry. Offit is chief of the infectious diseases division at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and co-inventor of RotaTeq, a vaccine prescribed universally in infants for the prevention of rotavirus.

In this book, he

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