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The purpose of this study is to better understand the extent to which college students from Eastern Kentucky use Herbal Supplements (HS). The research questions for this study were:

• How do the participants find out about HS?

• How helpful do participants perceive the HS they take to be?

• What misconceptions do participants have regarding HS?

• Does a positive or negative attitude towards science change the usage rate of HS?

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College Students’ Knowledge and Use of Herbal Supplements: Informed Decision, Health Risk, or Marketing Ploy?



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