medicine

Why You Need More Vitamin D in the Winter

Why You Need More Vitamin D in the Winter

By Margherita T. Cantorna Winter is upon us and so is the risk of vitamin D deficiency and infections. Vitamin D, which is made in our skin following sunlight exposure and also found in oily fish (mackerel, tuna and sardines), mushrooms and fortified dairy and nondairy substitutes, is essential for good health. Humans need vitamin […]

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    Why You Need More Vitamin D in the Winter

    Why You Need More Vitamin D in the Winter

    By Margherita T. Cantorna Winter is upon us and so is the risk of vitamin D deficiency and infections. Vitamin D, which is made in our skin following sunlight exposure and also found in oily fish (mackerel, tuna and sardines), mushrooms and fortified dairy and nondairy substitutes, is essential for good health. Humans need vitamin […]

    Can Food Act as Medicine? All You Need to Know

    Can Food Act as Medicine? All You Need to Know

    By Jillian Kubala, MS, RD What you choose to eat has profound effects on your overall health. Research shows that dietary habits influence disease risk. While certain foods may trigger chronic health conditions, others offer strong medicinal and protective qualities. Thus, many people argue that food is medicine. Yet, diet alone cannot and should not […]

    U.S. Government Lifts Ban on Making Viruses More Deadly and Transmissible

    U.S. Government Lifts Ban on Making Viruses More Deadly and Transmissible

    By Kali Holloway Some horror movie tropes just come off as unbelievable, they’re so ridiculous and overused. Like, “Girl who falls down for no apparent reason while being chased by a killer.” Or, “Group of friends that decides to split up when it’s obvious being alone will get you murdered.” And then there’s this one: […]