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Pills that aren’t what they seem

Americans spend an estimated $5bn a year on unproven herbal supplements that promise everything from fighting off colds to curbing hot flashes and boosting memory. But now there is a new reason for supplement buyers to beware: DNA tests show that many pills labeled as healing herbs are little more than powdered rice and weeds.... 
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Added November 14, 2013
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