Despite sunscreen use being higher than ever, skin cancer is still on the rise. The most common cancer in the United States, skin cancer accounts for...
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The economic burden due to vitamin D insufficiency in the United States is $40-$53 billion per year. This can be corrected for pennies a person per day.
Since 2005, when I raised it from 400 to 1,000 IU, clinical evidence has been accumulating to suggest that a higher dose is more appropriate to help maintain optimum health.
While the optimal amount of vitamin D is still subject to debate, a new study finds one thing is sure: over 6 million American children are getting to...
This time of year, it's easy to only be outside while you are going from your house to your car to your job and back again. But I often forget why that's such a big mistake.
By some views, it's just as possible that sunscreen -- and sun avoidance -- is causing far more harm than mercury ever did.
With outdoor, unstructured play on the decline, our children are participating in increasingly dangerous levels of sedentary activities, which also leads to hazardous deficiencies in Vitamin D.
There are two serious vitamin D health epidemics in America today; one is the epidemic of vitamin D deficiency and the other is the epidemic of ignorance about vitamin D deficiency.
CHICAGO — New research linking low vitamin D levels with deaths from heart disease and other causes bolsters mounting evidence about the "sunshi...
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