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News Archive for October, 2007

Vitamin D could prevent 600,000 cancer cases

Thursday, October 4th, 2007

Vitamin D has been touted as a cancer fighter, but a new study puts an actual number on the claim.

Researchers looked at the relationship between vitamin D serum levels and the risk of colon cancer and breast cancer. Study …

AAD touts passage of redundant TAN Act

Thursday, October 4th, 2007

The American Academy of Dermatology is milking anti-tanning press reports about federal legislation passed recently asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to investigate the effectiveness of warning language on indoor tanning equipment.
“The Tanning Accountability Act” — promoted since …

Vitamin D might be factor in longer life

Thursday, October 4th, 2007

Vitamin D is good for your bones, doctors have said for years, but new research suggests that taking a vitamin pill a day might extend your life.

The findings, published in the September Journal Archives of Internal Medicine, add to …