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BC Health Critic pushing vitamin D

Monday, May 3, 2021
"Preventative measures are huge. I take 5,000 international units a day of vitamin D because there's a direct correlation between it boosting your immune system and fighting off COVID." "I've heard (provincial health officer) Dr. Bonnie (Henry) mention a couple of times that vitamin D is good and you should be getting outside and walking," said Merrifield. continue reading

How to Safety & Effectively Make Vitamin D from Sunshine

Monday, May 3, 2021
To make vitamin D from the sun, the UV Index needs to be above 3 and your shadow needs to be shorter than you are. continue reading


Friday, April 30, 2021
The eligibility period is April 1 to 30, 2021, and the program will accept applications until May 31, 2021.  Those who have previously applied and received payments through the December to March offering of the program will not need to reapply. continue reading

UV radiation from the sun reduces the spread of coronavirus

Friday, April 30, 2021
UV light can curb the spread of coronaviruses. The following seems to apply: the higher the UV radiation, the lower the spread rate of COVID-19. These results of current research give hope that there will be fewer infections from the coronavirus in sunnier weather in spring and summer. continue reading

Sunshine Month 2021 Begins Tomorrow! May 1st

Friday, April 30, 2021
Life on earth is brought to you by…. Sunshine! And May is the month to celebrate all that the sun has to offer. continue reading

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