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The Importance of Vitamin D

By Dr. Marisa Weiss on August 24th, 2011 Tags: , ,

Vitamin D helps our bodies absorb calcium, which is necessary for good bone health. Vitamin D also helps our immune, muscle, and nervous systems work properly. Plus, vitamin D may have an important role in maintaining normal breast cell growth, given emerging research results suggesting an association between a higher risk of breast cancer and low levels of vitamin D.

Vitamin D has been in…

The Possible Price of Beauty

By Dr. Marisa Weiss on August 12th, 2011 Tags: , ,

The chemicals in makeup, lotions, nail polish, shampoos, and other personal care products make many of us feel better, sleeker, and more confident. With a little help from this and that, together with a good hair day (I have strong-willed curly hair), I can get the charge I need to overcome procrastination and rise up to a new challenge.

Studies show that the average woman…

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