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Vitamin D (INACTIVE)

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  • Got the hiccups? Consider a cocktail of garnishes

    Got the hiccups? Consider a cocktail of garnishes
    Q: Years ago while eating in a restaurant, I started hiccuping badly. I asked the bartender for his suggestion, and he gave me a slice of lime with a few drops of Angostura bitters. I sucked on the lime as instructed, and the hiccups stopped immediately....
  • The Kid's Doctor: Too many kids come up short on calcium and Vitamin D

    During all of my check-ups, I discuss the importance of dairy products in a child's diet to provide adequate calcium and vitamin D for bone growth and long-term bone health. Of course, it's not difficult to get little ones to drink milk, eat string...
  • EatingWell: Food labels can be misleading

    Food labels can guide you toward healthier choices. Or they can lead you astray. Consider this: "Organic" doesn't always mean low-calorie, but consumers tend to link the two, according to some research. And even a true label claim may influence you in...
  • Carbs: Why is cutting them so painful?

    Carbs: Why is cutting them so painful?
    Whatever you think about the potential evils of carbohydrates, most people agree that they're tough to kick. Between cookie cravings, the lure of comforting pastas and the discovery that your fruit salad is a carb bonanza, it's no wonder many people throw...
  • Vodka concoction may work for odor, itchy rash

    Vodka concoction may work for odor, itchy rash
    Q: You had a question from a woman suffering with a rash under her breasts, and I would like to offer my solution: vodka! I make a spray of half vodka, half distilled water and a few drops of orange essential oil. I use the spray as a deodorant, but I...
  • Want to live to 120? Most Americans say 'no'

    Harvard Health Blog Not that long ago, celebrating an 80th birthday was an uncommon event. I remember watching the 1950s TV show "You Bet Your Life" with Groucho Marx. On one of his shows, Groucho had an 81-year-old male contestant. The man received...
  • Take vitamin supplements with caution: Some may actually cause harm

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it true that a large study found that most vitamin supplements may actually do more harm than good? What supplements should I avoid? Which are worth taking? I'm 67 and in good health. ANSWER: Advice on vitamin and mineral...
  • Many medical problems can cause muscle weakness

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 76 years old, and over the last year it's been getting harder to do everyday tasks. Even getting out of a chair is sometimes difficult, and I can tell I'm much weaker than I used to be. Is this a normal part of aging, or should I...
  • Loyola study links vitamin D, depression, diabetes

    Loyola study links vitamin D, depression, diabetes
    The sunshine vitamin could offer women with Type 2 diabetes a brighter outlook on life and help them better manage their often-trying disease, according to a recent pilot study by Loyola University researchers. The study, which followed 46 women,...
  • Ask the doctor: Understanding the value of multivitamins

    Q. I'm confused by conflicting reports about the benefits of multivitamins. Should I take one? A. What a simple, straightforward question! I wish I had a simple, straightforward answer. Here's the simple, uncomplicated part: foods rich in the major...
  • Let's talk menopause

    Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health http://www.whatdoctorsknow.com Menopause is the point in time when a woman's menstrual periods stop. Some people call the years leading up to a woman's last period...