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Daylight savings changes may help extend the life and health of people's teeth and bones

Daylight savings changes may help extend the life and health of people's teeth and bones

West named inaugural George G. Graham Professor in infant and child nutrition

West named inaugural George G. Graham Professor in infant and child nutrition

Increasing exposure to either natural or artificial ultraviolet (UV) light should not be recommended as a supplemental source of vitamin D

Increasing exposure to either natural or artificial ultraviolet (UV) light should not be recommended as a supplemental source of vitamin D

Researchers benchmark the prevalence of vitamin A deficiency, anemia, iodine-deficiency disorders and underweight children as measures of malnutrition in developing regions

Researchers benchmark the prevalence of vitamin A deficiency, anemia, iodine-deficiency disorders and underweight children as measures of malnutrition in developing regions

Taking extra vitamin D and calcium will not prevent fractures in seniors

Taking extra vitamin D and calcium will not prevent fractures in seniors

Giving elderly people regular supplements of vitamin D and calcium to prevent secondary bone fractures is ineffective

Giving elderly people regular supplements of vitamin D and calcium to prevent secondary bone fractures is ineffective

Low dietary intake of folate may be a risk factor for severe depression

Low dietary intake of folate may be a risk factor for severe depression

New $22 million dollar scholarship program to recruit the next generation of public health leaders

New $22 million dollar scholarship program to recruit the next generation of public health leaders

Herbal, nutritional supplements linked to side effects ranging from dry eye to retinal hemorrhages and transient visual loss

Herbal, nutritional supplements linked to side effects ranging from dry eye to retinal hemorrhages and transient visual loss

Folic acid can dramatically reduce the incidence of spina bifida and other birth defects

Folic acid can dramatically reduce the incidence of spina bifida and other birth defects

British people should get out in the sun and not cover up for health reasons

British people should get out in the sun and not cover up for health reasons

Some African American adolescents who live in cities have low levels of vitamin D

Some African American adolescents who live in cities have low levels of vitamin D