ICYMI: August 25, 2017

Published on August 25, 2017

Updated on November 1, 2019

ICYMI: August 25, 2017


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Could high doses of vitamin B supplements raise lung cancer risk?

WEDNESDAY, August 23, 2017 (CBS News) — Men, and especially male smokers, appear to be more likely to develop lung cancer if they take high doses of vitamins B6 and B12, new research suggests.

For men taking these vitamin supplements, the risk of lung cancer was nearly doubled. For men who smoked, the risk was between three and four times higher, the study found.

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