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Stress aggravates skin cancer

Tuesday, February 3, 2009
US researchers believe stress can accelerate the progression of malignant melanoma, an aggressive form of skin cancer, in sufferers. According to a study published in Brain, Behavior and Immunity, the stress hormone, norepinephrine, increases the amount of all proteins involved in the development of melanoma.… continue reading

Too Few Soaking Up the Sun’s Vital Nutrient

Tuesday, February 3, 2009
By EDIE LAU FOR THE KITSAP SUN The patient who came to physician David Miller in Silverdale the other day complained of leg pains, muscle weakness and fatigue. At one time, he might have checked her thyroid, encouraged her to be more active and sent her on her way.… continue reading

2000 Canadians Wanted To Show Solution To Vitamin D Crisis

Tuesday, February 3, 2009
TORONTO – Today, GrassrootsHealth, a consortium of scientists, institutions and individuals committed to solving epidemic Vitamin D deficiency worldwide, announced the kick-off of the Canadian leg of its new D(*)action public health action program, targeting 2,000 Canadians to be a part of a global Vitamin D study.… continue reading

5 in 6 salons have clients who tan for therapeutic reasons

Tuesday, February 3, 2009 More than 5 out of 6 tanning salon owners say they have clients whose main reasons for tanning are therapeutic according to a survey conducted in January, proving once again that the tanning experience is about much more than turning your skin brown.… continue reading

Shedding light on vitamin D deficiency ‘crisis’

Monday, February 2, 2009
By Brian Alexander The seizures gripped the nine-month-old baby boy as he slept. In the beginning, the infant’s mother thought he was sick with a cold. But then he became feverish and developed diarrhea, along with a strange, bulging soft spot on his skull.… continue reading

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