Dietary supplements send thousands to emergency room yearly

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Some people think supplements are great at treating colds, arthritis, promoting weight loss, but are they safe? A new study says not so much.

It turns out dietary supplements are sending tens of thousands of Americans to emergency rooms each year.

SLUCare Endocrinologist Dr. John Morley joins us on FOX 2 News in the Morning with what problems supplements are causing and how we can prevent it.