Final Recommendation Statement: Vitamin, Mineral, and Multivitamin Supplements for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released today a final Recommendation Statement on vitamin, mineral, and multivitamin supplements for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer. To view the recommendation and the evidence on which it is based, please go to http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf14/vitasupp/vitasuppfinalrs.htm. A fact sheet that explains the final recommendation in plain language is also available. The final Recommendation Statement can also be found in the February 25 online issue of Annals of Internal Medicine.