Do doctors need to exercise caution when recommending products with the Heart Foundation Tick?

Rosemary A Stanton
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (6): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2011.tb02974.x
Published online: 21 March 2011

Rosemary Stanton believes that the Heart Foundation Tick program misguides consumers

YES The National Heart Foundation of Australia plays a valuable role in bringing heart disease to public attention. However, shortcomings of their Heart Foundation Tick program1 demand caution.

  • Fitzroy Falls, NSW.

Competing interests:

None identified.

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