Brian Dunning

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences

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Science & Medicine 101
Social Sciences 19

Since 2006, the weekly Skeptoid podcast has been taking on all the most popular myths and revealing the true science, true history, and true lessons we can learn from each. Free subscribers get the most recent 50 episodes, premium subscribers (skeptoid.com) can access the full archive.


Skeptoid #103: Should You Take Your Vitamins?

June 3rd, 2008

Episode 115 of 573 episodes

Folk wisdom has long told us that daily megadoses of vitamin C can cure the common cold, and even prevent us from catching one. Megadosing on other vitamins can prolong life, treat or prevent other diseases, and even improve general well being and happiness. Are these stories true? Let's take a look at the science behind them.