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Do Vitamins Work

Monday, March 19, 2007
Dr. Bill Elliott THERE IS no “convincing evidence that antioxidant supplements have beneficial effects on mortality. Even more, beta carotene, vitamin K and vitamin E seem to increase risk of death.” This was the surprising conclusion of a large study published in the Feb.… continue reading

Seattleites don’t get enough ‘sunshine vitamin’

Monday, March 19, 2007
By CHERIE BLACK P-I REPORTER Browsing through the vitamin aisle at a local Walgreens, a woman tossed a box of multivitamin pills into her basket. Listed among the bevy of nutrients was vitamin D, which, the woman admitted, she didn’t really think twice about.… continue reading

Letters to the Ontario Government

Wednesday, March 14, 2007
Dear Dalton McGuinty , I am writing you to address a letter forwarded to you by a volunteer from the Canadian Cancer Society regarding information day at Queen’s Park on November 20th, 2006, specifically “ (Ultraviolet) UV radiation and the dangers of artificial tanning.” As an example of the many letters sent by volunteers, as noted above, I have attached a letter written by Millie Gormely.… continue reading

KINeSYS Announces the Truth About Sunscreen

Wednesday, March 14, 2007
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — To set the record straight with a number of myths regarding sunscreen, KINeSYS, a premium suncare company, releases the nations top myths about sunscreen products and usage. KINeSYS collaborated with leading scientists and dermatologists to generate the truth about sunscreen as we approach summer.… continue reading

1-2000 IU/Day of Vitamin D Recommended for Prevention of Colorectal Cancer

Monday, March 12, 2007
A meta-analysis performed by researchers from several US medical centers suggests that the risk of colorectal cancer can be decreased 50% by high doses of vitamin D. The details of this study appeared in the March, 2007 issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.… continue reading

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