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Vitamins, Antioxidants May Increase Skin Cancer

Tuesday, August 21, 2007
(KABC-TV) – We’ve all heard taking vitamins and antioxidants are good for you. But a new study done by French researchers suggest taking those supplements may actually increase the risk of skin cancer. Rachel Anderson is very concerned about skin cancer.… continue reading

Exposure to the sun could be bad for the skin, but can help prevent breast cancer

Monday, August 20, 2007
Though spending time in the sun is generally considered a bad thing as far as skin cancer goes, it can help prevent breast cancer. A study shows that women who stay inside more often are at a high risk for breast cancer than those who spend time outside.… continue reading

We need more calcium as we age

Thursday, August 16, 2007
Calcium, vitamin D are critical to stopping bone loss August 14, 2007 6:00 AM I periodically obsess about certain things. I become totally focused on an off-the-beaten-track topic and cannot get it out of my head. Right now it’s vitamin D and calcium.… continue reading

The dish on D

Monday, August 13, 2007
By Gwen Schoen McClatchy Vitamin D is often known as the sunshine vitamin. Do you know why? Here’s a quiz to find out how much you know about vitamin D and why it is an important part of a well-balanced diet.… continue reading

Always wear sunscreen? Maybe not

Monday, August 13, 2007
HEIDI SOPINKA Most people well versed in the wrinkle-inducing, cancer-causing effects of UV rays are slapping on a lot of sunscreen this summer. But a new study by the Environmental Working Group, a Washington non-profit, could change all that. After investigating the chemicals in almost 800 sunscreens, the study reveals a dangerous chink in the solar armour.… continue reading

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