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  1. Vitamin D Supplements May Not Be for EveryoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    According to a study conducted by the United States Preventive Services Task Force and published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine, there is insufficient evidence to determine whether screening for vitamin D deficiency in adults not showing symptoms of a deficiency is more beneficial or harmful. Vitamin D can be found in in certain foods, and can also be obtained by the conversion of ultraviolet rays from the skin that come in contact with bare skin.

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  2. Task Force Finds Insufficient Evidence on Screening for Vitamin D Deficiency in AdultsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | P&T Community

    The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has published a final recommendation statement and evidence summary on screening for vitamin D deficiency in adults. The group concluded that there is not enough evidence to determine whether the benefits outweigh the harms of screening adults for vitamin D deficiency.

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  3. Staying Healthy During the HolidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... stay healthy." He offers these tips for staying healthy through the holidays and throughout the year. a Get your vitamin D! Vitamin D is actually a hormone, not a vitamin, and one of our best sources for it is sunshine. Unfortunately, many people ...

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  4. Quarterly blood screeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Journal-Advocate

    ... this screening is $15. Other blood work includes the PSA blood test $20; chemistry panel $35; TSH $20; CBC $20 or Vitamin D $45. The chemistry panel includes liver function, kidney function, thyroid function and a lipid profile. The screening will ...

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  5. 94.5 KLIQ-FM Hastings, Grand Island, KearneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | KLIQ-FM Hastings

    A new study says that the vitamin D supplements many Americans take at a doctor's recommendation may not be quite as beneficial as they believe. According to a study conducted by the United States Preventive Services Task Force and published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine, there is insufficient evidence to determine whether screening for vitamin D deficiency in adults not showing symptoms of a deficiency is more beneficial or harmful.

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  6. Task Force finds insufficient evidence to recommend for or against routine vitamin D screeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Medical News Today

    The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force found insufficient evidence to assess the benefits and harms of screening for vitamin D deficiency in asymptomatic adults. The recommendation statement and systematic evidence review are being published together in Annals of Internal Medicine.

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  7. USPSTF: Evidence Is Insufficient to Recommend Routine Screening for Vitamin D DeficiencyRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | Journal Watch

    The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has concluded that the current evidence is inadequate to weigh the benefits and harms of screening for vitamin D deficiency in community-dwelling, nonpregnant adults. The so-called "I" statement, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine , applies to those who are being treated in primary care settings, have no signs of vitamin D deficiency, and have no conditions for which vitamin D supplementation may be recommended.

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  8. Vitamin D Tests Aren't Needed For Everyone, Federal Panel SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | National Public Radio

    People can make vitamin D when exposed to sunshine. But many people in North America never get enough sun to do that.

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  9. News from Annals of Internal Medicine SupplementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | EurekAlert!

    The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force found insufficient evidence to assess the benefits and harms of screening for vitamin D deficiency in asymptomatic adults. The recommendation statement and systematic evidence review are being published together in Annals of Internal Medicine .

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  10. Vitamin D supplements should be taken with a meal to boost absorption: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | NutraIngredients-USA

    Vitamin D supplements should be recommended to be taken with a meal containing fat to optimize the absorption of the nutrient, says a new study from Tufts University and supported by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. Taking the supplement with a meal containing fat may boost absorption by 32% compared to when taken with a fat-free meal, according to findings published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics .

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  11. A 'Do It Yourself' Healthcare Plan When You Can't Afford Health InsuranceRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | Nature Moms Blog

    ... eat as well as I can but supplementation helps close some gaps. I personally take fish oils, krill oil, magnesium, Vitamin D, and probiotics. Essential Oils and Home Remedies - Cheaper that visiting the doctor and they really work. Essential oils ...

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  12. Nutrition label getting an updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | The Sampson Independent

    ... was added to a package verses how much is naturally found in food. Daily Values are updated for sodium, fiber, and Vitamin D to reflect current research and health guidelines. The revisions in daily values are based on recommendations published by ...

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  13. Sweet potato egg snack is quick and nutritiousRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Examiner.com

    ... produced by healthy hens which are fed a good diet and allowed to free range. Eggs now contain on average 41 IU of vitamin D, which is an increase of 64 percent from 2002. Eggs are one of the few foods that are a natural source of vitamin D, and one ...

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  14. High impact clinical trials yield results that could lead to improved kidney careRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Science Daily

    ... and Clinical Outcomes: the ACTIVE Dialysis Multinational Trial Among 276 dialysis patients who were deficient in vitamin D, treatment with ergocalciferol (a vitamin D2 supplement) for 6 months normalized their circulating vitamin D levels. "Many ...

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  15. What to do to ditch the fluRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Amherst Daily News

    ... water, and regular hand washing. I also ensure everyone in my family gets a daily dose of probiotics and vitamin D. Usually these strategies alone keep us healthy. But even a naturopathic doctor's kids get sick once in a while. So I've been ...

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  16. Up your intake of Vitamin DRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | Beach Metro Community News

    ... outdoor fun, over the winter months the lack of skin exposure to the sun and our position on the globe can promote vitamin D deficiency. Some are lucky enough to get away to a sunny destination over the winter to replenish their vitamin D reserves. ...

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  17. Obesity Costs Top $2 TrillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | US News & World Report

    ... social and economic costs of this crisis." Some reports suggest nearly half the world's population suffers from vitamin D deficiency, which is unsettling news given that a lack of vitamin D has been associated with a host of serious conditions: ...

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  18. Low Vitamin D Levels Increase Mortality, University of Copenhagen StudyRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | BioSpace

    Low Vitamin D Levels Increase Mortality New research from the University of Copenhagen and Copenhagen University Hospital shows that low blood vitamin D levels increase mortality. The study included 96,000 Danes and was recently published in the distinguished British Medical Journal.

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  19. Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | US News & World Report

    Some reports suggest nearly half the world's population suffers from vitamin D deficiency, which is unsettling news given that a lack of vitamin D has been associated with a host of serious conditions: cancer, heart disease , diabetes , multiple sclerosis, tuberculosis and even depression, not to mention brittle bones and the common cold. "It's a long list because the vitamin D steroid hormone affects different genes in different tissues," says John Cannell, founder of the Vitamin D Council and author of "Autism Causes, Prevention and Treatment: Vitamin D Deficiency and the Explosive Rise of Autism Spectrum Disorder."

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  20. Cancer eclipses benefits of sunlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | The Age

    ... natural stores of nitric oxide in the skin which dilate small blood vessels. The mechanism was independent of Vitamin D in sunlight which is already known to improve bone and muscle health. This means it cannot be substituted with a vitamin D ...

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