Blog #7:Supplements lead to the ER
— Harvard Health (@HarvardHealth) October 18, 2015
2. The article discusses that supplements alone are responsible for nearly 23,000 ER visits per year. I chose this article because although many supplements can be good for you, a lot of people overuse/misuse supplements.
3. The tweet is from Harvard Health. The study was done by a group of researchers publishing in the New England Journal of Medicine. The researchers collected surveillance data from 63 different emergency departments between 2004 and 2013 and made note of all visits relating to dietary supplements.
4. I would like to see how many of these overdoses were accidental or purposeful?