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Vitamins: Is The Issue Choice?  This program examines the debate regarding the Federal Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) new rule that any health claims regarding vitamin and mineral supplements must be backed up by “significant scientific agreement.” Critics of the FDA’s new regulations claim that the ruling would eventually requires a doctor’s prescription for a simple vitamin or herb, effecting nine of 10 supplements currently available. The FDA says that eight of 10 supplements now on the market would not be affected.  (1701)