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An Extra Hour of Sleep & a Possible Drop in Vitamin D

Daylight Savings Time ends this weekend. Hooray for that extra hour of sleep, right? But there’s a downside: fewer daylight hours plus winter weather can lead to vitamin D deficiency. This is because sunlight is our main – and best … Continue reading

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Better than Drugs: Vitamins D & K, Calcium to Treat Bone Loss

One of the very first posts we wrote – back in May 2008 – was on the problem of Fosamax and other bisphosphonates causing osteonecrotic lesions in the jaw. These sites of dead and decaying tissue – an ironic result … Continue reading

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Yoga’s Effect on Inflammation & Other News of Note

Yoga Shows Potential to Ward Off Certain Diseases (LiveScience) Practicing yoga may do more than calm the mind — it may help protect against certain diseases, a new study suggests. In the study, women who had practiced yoga regularly for … Continue reading

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How Much Sun Do You Need to Get Enough Vitamin D?

Getting enough sunshine is key to health, being as it’s a prime source of vitamin D, which ultraviolet B radiation helps our bodies generate. It plays a key role in maintaining strong teeth and gums. It’s also crucial in that … Continue reading

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Playing It Safe in the Sun

Getting enough sunshine is key to health, being as it’s a prime source of vitamin D, which ultraviolet B radiation helps our bodies generate. And D is crucial in that it protects us against cancers, bone diseases, muscle pain, diabetes, … Continue reading

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Stopping Gum Disease and Other News of Note

Study: Malnutrition Can Prompt Gum Disease (DrBicuspid.com) Haitian children who were exposed to protein-energy malnutrition during the first five years of their lives had a higher occurrence of periodontal disease by adolescence than children who had sufficient nutrition during those … Continue reading

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Quick Links: Memory, Sleep, Vitamin D, Women’s Oral Health Needs & More on the Dental/Systemic Health Link

World-First Trial Proves Exercise Helps Memory (PhysOrg) WACHA director Professor Leon Flicker said people over the age of 50 could pro-actively prevent memory deterioration by joining in simple and easy exercises each day. “What our trial tells us is that … Continue reading

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