It's estimated that half of all Americans take a health supplement every day, from fish oil to multivitamins to diet pills. The booming 30-billion-dollar-plus industry says the products make consumers healthier, but the new FRONTLINE: Supplements and Safety, an investigation with The New York Times and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, raises troubling questions.
Tune in to SDPB Radio’s Dakota Midday as we speak with FRONTLINE correspondents about the investigation's findings on the marketing and regulating of supplements, as well as cases of contamination and serious health problems. On SDPB Radio, Tuesday, Jan. 19 at Noon (11 MT).
Later, tune in for FRONTLINE: Supplements and Safety on SDPB 1 on Tuesday, Jan. 19 at 9pm (8 MT).