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Health Risks of Vitamin D Deficiency

Health Risks of Vitamin D Deficiency

Although medical practitioners have long recognized the role that Vitamin D plays in one's health, only recently have we become aware of how many people are deficient in this essential vitamin.  About two-thirds of individuals worldwide suffer from Vitamin D...

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Tips To Fight Seasonal Depression

Tips To Fight Seasonal Depression

Why is depression and, in severe cases suicide, more common during the holiday season? You would think that with all the celebration, a "blue mood" would be much less likely. Mental health specialists speculate that there are a variety of factors that contribute to...

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Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is thinning of the bones, making them more vulnerable to fracture.  Diagnosis is made with the use of a DEXA scan, which typically evaluates density at the hip and the lower spine.  Osteopenia is "borderline osteoporosis."  These conditions are fairly...

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