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Natural Health Products and Pharmacies

 

Health Canada has grappled with the issue of regulating natural health products with varying success. A recent editorial in the CMAJ advocates for separating out prescription medication that has been scientifically proven and non-prescription products that sometimes aren't. Given that these products are displayed side by side on store shelves it can be confusing for consumer to know what actually works and what doesn't. Teddy is certainly baffled by the array of products out there. But you can learn more by reading the editorial here: http://www.cmaj.ca/content/189/25/E848.full