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■Class discussion: Do you or anyone in your family take vitamins or other dietary supplements? Do you and your family consult your doctor before taking supplements? Can you find stories about supplements being recalled for containing contain substances that can cause death or serious health problems? Do supplements always contain what is on their labels? Why did Congress pass a law that that deems supplements safe until proven the contrary? How much does the $32 billion-a-year industry spend on political lobbying?
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