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Taking a multivitamin probably won’t help your heart

Vitamins donít seem to reduce cardiovascular risks, according to a new report. There may be reasons to take a multivitamin, but improving your cardiovascular health is not one of them, says a report in the July 10 issue of Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. The authors found that for the average person, taking a multivitamin supplement didnít help prevent cardiovascular problems, such as heart attacks and strokes. …

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