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  • Cancer and Vitamin D

    Cancer and Vitamin D

    There is a large body of evidence that vitamin D reduces the risk of many types of cancerand improves survival after cancer diagnosis. Solar ultraviolet-B (UVB) light is the primary source of vitamin D for most people. The idea that UVB and vitamin D could reduce the risk of cancer was proposed in 1980 by […]

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  • Understanding the statistics you read

    Understanding the statistics you read

    Statistical analysis is a vital part of good medical research. But it’s equally vital that patients and caregivers not get misleading impressions from the numbers they read.

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  • Cancer is no longer a death sentence

    Cancer is no longer a death sentence

    I’d heard a lot about cancer in the news, and I’d known a few people who had it. But when it hit me, the only question that mattered was, am I going to die?

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  • A Hidden Benefit of Breast Feeding

    A Hidden Benefit of Breast Feeding

    Breast feeding may help protect you from a painful, sometimes even crippling, condition later in life. Okay, I don’t think this benefit will be the deciding factor for starting or continuing breastfeeding for many women, but Swedish researchers uncovered an interesting association that underlines the power of breast feeding.

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