Health: Vitamin D Could Slow Or Reverse Progression Of Low-grade Prostate TumorsResearchers say taking vitamin D supplements could have benefits for men with prostate cancer.
Health: Vitamin D Shows Promise For Local Patients Battling One Of the Deadliest CancersThe power of vitamin D. It's showing promise in helping local patients battle one of the deadliest cancers. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on how it works.
Women At High Risk For Hip FracturesApproximately one in six women will have a hip fracture in her lifetime. One in 35 will die from complications related to the break. So, what can you do to reduce the chances it will happen to you?
The Winter BluesSeasonal Affective Disorder is a form of depression where people start to react negatively to the absence of light. It classically happens this time of year when the days are short and the sky is dark and dreary.
The Importance Of CalciumWe know that calcium has numerous advantages including helping build strong bones as well as improved heart health. The obvious answer is to get needed calcium from your diet rather than from supplements.
Exercise Helps Fight OsteoporosisThere is no doubt that exercise can help us fight osteoporosis. In fact, being physically active can nearly halve the incidence of hip fracture in older adults.
Vitamin D and COPDWe often see COPD as the result of cigarette smoking and the damage done over the years. But now there is a report from the <em>Annals of Internal Medicine</em> that there could be a vitamin deficiency that contributes as well.
Preventing Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a leading cause of fractures in the elderly. Sadly it is also a leading cause of death.