Most Health Care Recommendations in Men’s Magazines Lack Evidence

Healio News
By Janel Miller
August 28, 2020

More than half of the recommendations found in men’s health magazines lacked medical evidence, according to a retrospective study published in the American Journal of Men’s Health

“Many of my male patients started to take some sort of a magic supplement or started a meta-energy diet to help improve their health,” Mohamed Jalloh, PharmD, assistant professor at Touro University California’s College of Pharmacy and a board certified clinical pharmacist at OLE Health in Napa, Calif., told Healio Primary Care. “I asked where they received such recommendations and most cited mainstream media, such a health magazine, television show or YouTube video.

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