Published in Health and Medicine Week, January 19th, 2004
"The time to stop taking this product is now," Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson said in announcing the government's first-ever ban on a dietary supplement. "They are just too risky to use."
The ban was based on extensive scientific study involving more than 16,000 reports of adverse health effects from products containing ephedra, officials said. It will formally take effect 60 days after...
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