WASHINGTON -- As many as one-third of consumers surveyed admit to exceeding the recommended dose of an over-the-counter product because they thought it would treat the ailment in question better. In detailing such potential dangers, the study, "Navigating the Medication Marketplace: How Consumers Choose," also stresses the importance of pharmacists in shaping the habits of OTC shoppers. The survey, released last month, was conducted and compiled by Prevention magazine, published by Rodale ...

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