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During National Osteoporosis Month, Explore Vitamin D’s Benefits Beyond Bones

Sunday, April 29, 2007
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — National Osteoporosis Month is right around the corner, reminding most health professionals to counsel their clients about the bone-building benefits of calcium and vitamin D. With help from Dairy Council of California, Osteoporosis Month is also an opportunity to promote vitamin D’s health benefits beyond bones and bring attention to a discouraging decline in vitamin D status among Americans.… continue reading

Ontario youth exposing themselves to harmful artificial tanning

Tuesday, April 24, 2007
TORONTO – The Canadian Cancer Society is alarmed at the results of a recent survey that shows that many young people in Ontario are deliberately exposing themselves to dangerous levels of ultraviolet radiation(UVR) by using tanning beds and other forms of artificial tanning equipment.… continue reading

Health First – Vitamin D

Monday, April 23, 2007
By Dave Fuller Every week there seems to be more information coming out about the importance of Vitamin D in the diet. Vitamin D is known as the sunshine vitamin because generally we get most of our vitamin D from the suns rays.… continue reading

Vitamin D Deficiency Increases Cancer Risk

Thursday, April 19, 2007
BUFFALO, NY – Vitamin D deficiency is common and cancer risk is higher among those individuals with low vitamin D levels, according to an analysis of research which will be presented at a symposium by Donald L. Trump, MD, President & CEO, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) at the 2007 centennial meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), April 14-18, in Los Angeles, CA.… continue reading

Sunlight to fight colds, flu

Thursday, April 19, 2007
London – It seems the best way to protect yourself against colds and flu this winter is to lie in the sun. New research shows that vitamin D, not vitamin C, provides the most efficient protection against cold and flu viruses.… continue reading

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