Watch what you swallow! A Consumer Reports investigation shows over-the-counter drugs can be dangerous.

You'd better think twice before taking over-the-counter supplements - it could be a matter of life and death.

Fighting the battle of the bulge? A new Consumer Reports investigation warns that taking bitter orange or country mallow to help the process can have fatal results.

Looking for an aphrodisiac? The magazine says it can be a killer at high doses.

Also on the Dirty Dozen list of legal, nonprescription remedies that can sicken or kill: aconite, chaparral, colloidal silver, coltsfoot, comfrey, germanium, greater celandine, kava and lobelia.

"Just because it's natural doesn't mean it's safe," supplement user Trieva Jordan, 33, said Monday at a midtown Manhattan Vitamin Shoppe.


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