| Jun 8, 2012
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - “Mom, milk break is done this week at school, so I will need something to drink and 24 birthday treats to share with everyone because my birthday is in the summer. Why does my birthday have to be in the summer, anyway?” my 8-year-old...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 11:00 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older adults who take vitamin D and calcium supplements may live a bit longer than their peers, a new research review suggests.
Researchers found that older adults who were given vitamin D and calcium supplements were 9...
| Jul 18, 2012
A test for vitamin D that was once reserved for patients with unusual bone fracturing or those at risk for osteoporosis has now found popularity in doctor's offices alongside tests for cholesterol and thyroid hormone during routine bloodwork.
| Jul 5, 2012
| 12:02 PM
Pet food manufactured at a Richmond, Ind., feed plant has been voluntarily recalled because of elevated vitamin D levels. The vitamin overdose could prove fatal for some guinea pigs and birds.
PMI Nutrition International is recalling four varities of...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 1:01 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new analysis of nearly a dozen studies testing vitamin D in older individuals has concluded that it takes a daily dose of at least 800 international units (IU) to consistently prevent broken bones.
A dose that high was found...
| Jan 30, 2012
If you don't believe in horoscopes, you're in step with science. But that's not the same as saying the season of your birth cannot affect your fate. Hundreds of studies, published in peer-reviewed journals, have suggested that the month a person is born...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 6:54 PM
What's your New Year's resolution? Is it to lose weight, eat healthier or discover deliciously healthy foods? There is a solution that will fulfill all three of these resolutions: dairy.
When you add dairy to your diet, you are more likely to be...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 11:45 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A fresh look at earlier studies shows there are several steps seniors can take to prevent falls - a major health concern for the world's aging population.
"The strongest evidence is for exercise that contains multiple...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 4:54 PM
Cheryl McGee has battled breast cancer. Twice. She's undergone surgery, chemotherapy, radiation and treatments for infection, but dietary management was never part of her treatment protocol.
"I don't know why nobody ever told me to go to a nutritionist...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - I recall the first time we bought yogurt home from the grocery store. I was in grade school, and I used my “pester power” to encourage my mother to buy some. I expected it to taste like creamy, sweet pudding, but it didn't. It had...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 3:39 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- Are tanning salons giving customers the whole truth when it comes to their safety? According to a new congressional report, maybe not.
Investigators representing themselves as fair-skinned teenage girls surveyed some 300 tanning salons...