FDA Launches New Dietary Supplement Education Initiative for Consumers, Educators, and Healthcare Professionals

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SILVER SPRING, Md., June 2, 2022

SILVER SPRING, Md., June 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration launched a new initiative, Supplement Your Knowledge, to help educate, inform, and broaden consumer, educator and healthcare professional understanding of dietary supplements. More than half of all Americans take dietary supplements daily or on occasion. Today’s Supplement Your Knowledge resources will provide reliable information about the potential benefits and risks associated with dietary supplements, such as vitamins, minerals, and herbs, they may consume.

“Dietary supplements can be valuable to your health but taking some supplements

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New service connects medical professionals to mental health resources

The Ohio State Medical Association has announced it is launching a free, anonymous service to help health care workers statewide screen for mental and emotional health issues.

Brian Santin, a vascular surgeon and the association’s president, said Wednesday that the emotional toll laid on health care professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic has placed a heavy strain on the profession.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and Santin said the medical association’s new Well-Being CARE Service aims to help health care professionals normalize the conversation about mental and emotional health issues, empowering them to take action to get the support they

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