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What parents should know before giving their kids dietary supplements


Studies show almost a third of American kids take nutritional supplements. The most popular are multivitamins, fish oil, melatonin and probiotics. But some experts cite a lack of evidence about the benefits, and concerns about potential damage to vital organs like the heart and liver. Dr. David Agus joins “CBS This Morning” with what parents need to know.

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