Daily Archives: January 27, 2010

Pro-Life, Pro-Abortion Groups Clash on Tim Tebow Super Bowl Ad

The controversy over the coming Super Bowl ad from Focus on the Family about pro-life University of Florida football star Tim Tebow is generating as much, if not more, attention than it will when it runs before and during the … Continue reading

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Benefits of multivitamins called into question

The Washington Post (1/26, http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/01/25/AR2010012503128.html) reports that despite the multitude of varieties of multivitamins available, there is “little evidence that any of these products actually result in better health.” A study http://archinte.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/abstract/169/3/294 published in the Archives of Internal Medicine “tracked … Continue reading

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Heart patients lacking vitamin D more likely to be depressed

People with heart disease and similar conditions who don’t have enough vitamin D are more likely to be depressed than their counterparts with adequate levels of the “sunshine vitamin,” according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the … Continue reading

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Vitamin D deficiency in kids is getting more attention

A recent cross country study sample suggests that MOST children in the U.S. have suboptimal vitamin D levels. Healthy blood levels of vitamin D are at least 30 ng/mL; but 2 out of 3 kids have levels below this, and … Continue reading

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