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Start your own … tanning salon

Tuesday, December 11, 2007
RASHA MOURTADA Shah Emily Noaman is a self-professed girlie-girl. “I love being surrounded by beautiful things,” says the 27-year-old Toronto resident. That’s one reason she decided to open her own tanning salon, a place she feels people come to become more beautiful, this year.… continue reading

The Vitamin D Newsletter – Dr Cannell

Thursday, December 6, 2007
The January newsletter is coming early as I will be out of touch for awhile. If you remember, the last newsletter was on preventing cancer, not treating it. Below is a sampling of the tragic emails the last newsletter generated: “Dr.… continue reading

Prevalence and Clinical Correlates of Vitamin D

Thursday, December 6, 2007
By W. Michael Hooten, MD, et al. Vitamin D inadequacy is associated with analgesic medication refractory musculoskeletal pain and neuromuscular dysfunction. This vitamin deficiency could subsist as an unrecognized comorbid condition among patients with chronic pain. A fundamental barrier toward determining the relevance of vitamin D inadequacy to the clinical practice of pain medicine pertains to the unknown prevalence of this vitamin deficiency among patients with chronic pain.… continue reading

Heal Yourself With Sunlight

Wednesday, December 5, 2007
By Andreas Moritz (NewsTarget) The time when one’s immediate natural impulse on the first sunny spring day was to get outside and enjoy it is long gone. Only the very courageous or “careless” who defy the grim warnings from medical mandarins and cancer specialists, wholeheartedly endorsed by the sunscreen industry, dare to venture forth into the “dangerous” sun.… continue reading

Vitamin D vs broad spectrum phototherapy in the treatment of SAD

Wednesday, December 5, 2007
By Gloth FM 3rd, Alam W, Hollis B The Department of Medicine, The Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21218-2895, USA. J Nutr Health Aging 1999; 3(1):5-7  Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is prevalent when vitamin D stores are typically low. Broad-spectrum light therapy includes wavelengths between 280-320 nm which allow the skin to produce vitamin D.… continue reading

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