It’s Official. Vitamins Don’t Do Much for Health

This transcript has been edited for clarity. Welcome to Impact Factor, your weekly dose of commentary on a new medical study. I’m Dr F. Perry Wilson of the Yale School of Medicine. Vitamins. If you are like the majority of American adults, you took a vitamin or supplement recently. Over-the-counter sales of these products in … Read more

Charts Paint a Grim Picture 2 Years Into the Coronavirus Pandemic

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The coronavirus pandemic is now stretching into its third year, a grim milestone that calls for another look at the human toll of covid-19, and the unsteady progress in containing it. The charts below tell various aspects of the story, from … Read more