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Vitamin D Status Predictive of Disease Outcome

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
The significance of vitamin D on disease prognosis has been demonstrated by thousands of studies, on many different diseases or conditions, including breast cancer, prostate cancer and other cancers, thyroid disease, diabetes, and others continue reading

U.S. to reopen land border to fully vaccinated Canadians next month

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Fully vaccinated Canadians will be allowed to enter the United States at land and ferry border crossings starting in early November. continue reading

COLUMN: The importance of sun exposure

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
As we all know, the sun is much less intense this far North of the equator and sunlight is our primary source of vitamin D. But did you know that supplementing does not do for us what natural sunlight does? This could be because sunlight is not only important for the vitamin D it stimulates. Red and near-infrared light are also parts of natural sunlight and they are equally valuable for optimal health.  continue reading

Sunlight Institute Sun Article Responses 242

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Sunlight Institute Sun Article Responses 242 Sunlight could easily eliminate her problems with eczema. Sunlight or other UV light source is an effective treatment. UV radiation has successfully treated eczema for decades. The most recent review of studies concludes that phototherapy [UV light from sunlamps, sunbeds etc.]… continue reading

Understanding the Base Tan

Sunday, October 10, 2021
One thing that critics of the indoor tanning industry either don’t understand or refuse to admit is the reality that base tans acquired in a non-burning fashion at a professional tanning facility help to prevent sunburn. continue reading

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