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Many kids, adults lack vitamin D

Monday, April 7, 2008
Diana Washington Valdez Texas native Dr. James E. Dowd saw a patient several years ago who had a bad case of arthritis and also experienced extreme fatigue. After running tests on her, he became baffled when it showed she had practically no vitamin D in her system.… continue reading

Feeling pale and tragic? Take Vitamin D

Monday, April 7, 2008
By Jeanné McCartin “It’s spring — glorious spring,” she said with a manic tone to her voice. The calendar backs her up. The weather — not so much. She put her head down on my kitchen table, then rhythmically and repeatedly lifted it a few inches and dropped it back to the surface.… continue reading

Fair skinned people to be banned from solariums in Western Australia

Monday, April 7, 2008
AGENCIES MELBOURNE: Lying on tanning beds might help you achieve the desirable tanned look, but along with it there’s a consolation prize in store – chances of developing cancer. Citing the consequences of solariums or tan beds, a law has been proposed in Western Australia that states that people with very fair skin and teenagers will not be allowed to use solariums in at least one state in the country.… continue reading

What is Vitamin D and why does my body need it?

Friday, April 4, 2008
Issues related to vitamin D have been popping up in national media — both print and broadcast. Here’s the lowdown on vitamin D. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is made in the skin from sunlight and also found in foods we eat.… continue reading

How Fibromyalgia and Vitamin D Deficiency Are Linked?

Wednesday, April 2, 2008
Published by Author The connection between fibromyalgia and vitamin D deficiency is gradually coming to a better understanding as more research studies are linking the muscular pain and weakness, experienced by fibromyalgia patients, to an insufficient intake or poor absorption of vitamin D in the body.… continue reading

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