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Taking fish oil supplements to prevent cardiovascular disease and cancer may not be effective, a new study suggests. Cathy Scola/Getty Images hide caption

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Vitamin D And Fish Oil Supplements Disappoint In Long-Awaited Study Results

After years of debate, a major government funded study failed to find any overall benefit of taking widely used supplements to protect against heart disease or cancer.

Headin West Tommy Guerrero
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Matt Whitaker participates in a round table event at the Department of Justice on Aug. 29, 2018 in Washington, D.C. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Attorney General Says Whitaker Appointment 'Confounds Me'

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Taking fish oil supplements to prevent cardiovascular disease and cancer may not be effective, a new study suggests. Cathy Scola/Getty Images hide caption

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Vitamin D And Fish Oil Supplements Mostly Disappoint In Long-Awaited Research Results

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The Good Side Troye Sivan

South Wind Women's Center in Wichita, Kan. where Dr. George Tiller worked. An anti-abortion extremist who shot and wounded Tiller in 1993 was released from prison earlier this month, and that has clinics that provide abortions concerned. Dr. Tiller was shot and killed in 2009 by another extremist. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption

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Clinics That Provide Abortions Anxious After An Uptick In Threats Of Violence

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Activist and journalist Shaun King plans to revive The North Star, originally an abolitionist newspaper published by Frederick Douglass in 1847. He says it's necessary to fight back against injustices in today's world. Courtesy of Shaun King hide caption

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Activist Shaun King On Why He's Reviving Frederick Douglass' 'North Star' Paper

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