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Vitamin D (INACTIVE)

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  • Howard County health briefs

    Look good, feel better The free program teaches beauty techniques to women with cancer to help them combat appearance-related side effects of treatment. Participants receive a bag of cosmetics donated by major manufacturers as well as instruction and...
  • Preventing falls in seniors is possible: study

    Preventing falls in seniors is possible: study
    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...
  • An antioxidant-rich diet offers the most benefits to breast cancer survivors, expert says

    An antioxidant-rich diet offers the most benefits to breast cancer survivors, expert says
    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...
  • Two cups of milk daily enough for most kids: study

    Two cups of milk daily enough for most kids: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Two cups of cow's milk per day may be enough for most kids to have the recommended amount of vitamin D in their blood while maintaining a healthy iron level, suggests a new study. "One of the common questions I get from...
  • Strange causes of seizure disorders

    Dear Pharmacist: My brother suddenly developed seizures, at age 28, with no history. I'd like to learn why he suddenly got this, since he was so healthy until then. Today, he's on six medications! — J.P., Sacramento Dear J.P.: I haven't covered...
  • Vitamin D, calcium disappoint in dementia study

    Vitamin D, calcium disappoint in dementia study
    (Reuters) - Vitamin D and calcium supplements taken together in low doses offered no protection against dementia in a large U.S. study of older women, but scientists are still holding out hope for vitamin D alone. Past research has suggested that vitamin...
  • The hard facts on bones and vitamin D

     The hard facts on bones and vitamin D
    The best way to reduce risk for osteoporosis — a thinning and weakening of the bones — seems to be the subject of ongoing debate. This month brought a fresh round of questions after a report published in the New England Journal of Medicine...
  • Lactose intolerance: When drinking school milk makes students feel sick

    Lactose intolerance: When drinking school milk makes students feel sick
    Khalil Beckwith has never been formally diagnosed with lactose intolerance. He just knows that drinking milk makes him feel lousy. "When I drink milk with nothing else ... finishing the carton can be a nauseating endeavor," said Beckwith, a senior at...
  • Understanding vegetarianism

    Understanding vegetarianism
    Children may choose to become vegetarian for many reasons: cultural norm, a relative or friend is a vegetarian, weight loss, health reasons, concern about animal rights, etc. But what if you’re concerned your child may not get the proper nutrition...
  • Strong bones need more than calcium

    Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to become weak or even brittle.  Anyone can develop osteoporosis; however, women are five times more likely — especially those who go through menopause before the age of 45 — to develop...
  • Supplement do's and don'ts

    Supplement do's and don'ts
    Fifty-percent of Americans take vitamins and supplements, according to government surveys. Some have proven benefits. Calcium combined with vitamin D is known to benefit bones, and it’s among the supplements worth considering, according to Consumer...