Tag Archive: vitamins

Oct 9 2013

Children’s Hospital First in Nation to Disallow Use of Dietary Supplements

dietary supplementsThe Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has announced that its Formulary – the list of medications approved for use – will no longer include most dietary supplements.

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Jun 19 2013

Dr. Paul Offit Examines the “Sense and Nonsense” of Alternative Therapies

Paul Offit, MD, chief of Children’s Hospital’s Division of Infectious Diseases, has long been a magnet for controversy. A co-creator of the rotavirus vaccine Rotateq, Dr. Offit’s willingness to speak his mind, question popular (and at times ill-informed) wisdom, and to defend science against its detractors has earned him many vocal critics over the years.

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