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Dangers of cod liver oil

Thursday, November 13, 2008
Today, sixteen well-known experts, including professors Walter Willett and Ed Giovannucci of Harvard, Dr. John Hathcock of the Council for Responsible Nutrition, and Professor Reinhold Vieth of the University of Toronto, published an unprecedented warning about the ingestion of cod liver oil and resultant vitamin A toxicity.… continue reading

Understanding ‘The Legend of the Roasted Tanner’

Friday, November 7, 2008
The greatest urban myth in the history of indoor tanning is the story of a young woman who supposedly “cooks” her insides by visiting several tanning salons in one day. The myth is that she microwaved her internal organs. But it’s just a myth.… continue reading

Aspiring doctor combines med school with business

Thursday, November 6, 2008
Chris Macomber shows the prototype of the tanning bed he designed with his business partner, Peter Fiset. Chris Macomber only sleeps between two and five hours a night. And he wouldn’t have it any other way. “I catch up on weekends once in a while,” said Macomber, 25, a fourth-year medical student at Albany Medical Center.… continue reading

Vitamin D – A Gene-Regulating Super Nutrient

Thursday, November 6, 2008
Byron Richards, CCN Vitamin D has long been known to assist healthy bones by helping to stimulate bone cells to make new bone while enhancing the uptake of calcium into bones. Its role in boosting immunity, hormone regulation, brain health, metabolism, diabetes prevention, cancer prevention, and cardiovascular health are just now becoming clear.… continue reading

“Diagnosis and Treatment of Vitamin D Deficiency.”

Thursday, November 6, 2008
Please tell your friends and colleagues about a one day Vitamin D seminar at UCSD in San Diego (6.5 CME credits) on Tuesday, December 2, 2008. The seminar is entirely about the “Diagnosis and Treatment of Vitamin D Deficiency.” A similar conference last April was extraordinary, especially the talk by Professor Robert Heaney.… continue reading

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