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The Magical D Word

The Magical D Word The Magical D Word Last week, I had a turkey dinner with my MD brother, who opined that the best thing since sliced bread, at least today, is Vitamin D.  He touted numbers that imply that daily 1,000 mg doses of Vitamin D tends to lessen a person’s tendency for various cancers,   and, in this day of approaching geezerdom, reduced incidences of Alzheimer’s disease.  Since I am always looking for the ever-elusive silver bullet, I took great interest in his statements. In my...

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Heart Health – Maybe what you have always been told is not the truth!

Heart Health – Maybe what you have always been told is not the truth! Heart Health- Maybe what you have always been told is not the truth! The term “heart disease” is often used interchangeably with the term “cardiovascular disease.” Cardiovascular disease generally refers to conditions that involve narrowed or blocked blood vessels that can lead to a heart attack, chest pain (angina) or stroke. The science on heart disease has changed a lot over the last few years. Cholesterol sticks to the blood vessels and causes the narrowing or...

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