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Some Sunlight May Benefit Your Health, If You’re Older

Tags: skin cancer, sun, sun exposure, vitamin D, vitamin d deficiency

We all know that getting too much sun can be harmful to your health. But if you’re an older adult, sunlight – in the right amount – may provide health benefits. Find out why.


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3 Vital Ingredients to Keeping Your Bones Healthy

Tags: bone density, bone health, broken bone, calcium, exercise, health screenings, osteoporosis, vitamin D, vitamin d deficiency, vitamins and supplements

Although osteoporosis overwhelmingly affects women, it's not just a female problem. Osteoporosis affects more than half of U.S. adults, about a quarter of whom are men.


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Why Dark-Skinned People Need to Know About Skin Cancer

Tags: cancer, dermatologist, dermatology, skin cancer, skin care, sun exposure, sunburn, sunless tanning, sunscreen, tanning, tanning beds, vitamin D

Think you can’t get skin cancer because you have dark skin? Think again. Here are the facts from a dermatologist.


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High Blood Pressure? Don’t Take Vitamin D for It (Video)

Tags: blood pressure, Dr. Nissen, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart health, prevention, research, vitamin D

Some claim that vitamin D can lower blood pressure, but these claims are unproven. Vitamin D is essential for your health but too much is dangerous.


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Can Drinking Too Much Milk Make Your Bones More Brittle?

Tags: bone health, calcium, dairy, milk, vitamin D, vitamin d deficiency, vitamin deficiency

Milk and dairy products are concentrated calcium sources, and we know calcium fortifies bones and prevents osteoporosis. However, a recent study suggests that while some milk may be good, more is not better.


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How Healthy Eating Can Help You to Age Better

Tags: carbohydrates, fruits and vegetables, healthy diet, vitamin D, whole grains

Maintaining a healthy diet is important throughout our lives. But as we get older, the onset of medical conditions and lifestyle changes can lead to the need to adjust our eating habits.


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Healthy Vitamin D Levels May Help You Fight Cancer

Tags: cancer, cancer treatment, health screenings, vitamin D, vitamin d deficiency, vitamins and supplements

A new study finds that patients with healthy vitamin D levels diagnosed with breast cancer, colon cancer or lymphoma may have higher survival rates and longer remission periods.


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Salt Debate, Techy Moms and Other News of the Week

Tags: colon cancer, growing pains of parenting, lung transplant, news, salt, vitamin D, vitamins and supplements

Here is this week’s round-up of stories from around the Web featuring Cleveland Clinic experts that we know you won’t want to miss.


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Best Beverages for Your Kids to Drink in Hot Weather

Tags: calcium, dehydration, diet, drinks, summer safety, vitamin D

Whether your child is dripping with sweat from playing tag in the hot sun or from playing basketball in the gym, it's critical for moms and dads to make sure their youngsters drink enough fluids in the summertime.


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Brain Pacemakers, Vaccine Ethics and Other News of the Week

Tags: cleveland clinic in the news, gluten, gluten-free, news, Parkinson's, Parkinson's Disease, vaccines, vitamin D, vitamin d deficiency

Here is this week’s round-up of stories from around the Web featuring Cleveland Clinic experts that we know you won’t want to miss.