A well-known Boston doctor is cautioning against over-screening and over-prescribing Vitamin D.
With an intense concentration of hospitals, biotech, and colleges, Boston is uniquely positioned to lead the way when it comes to finding all kinds of cures.
When shopping for milk we used to have a few simple choices: whole, 2%, or skim, but now there are more options than ever in the dairy aisle like soy, almond, coconut, and rice.
Most Americans are getting sufficient amounts of calcium and vitamin D to promote bone health without needing to take supplements, according to a recent report by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), the arm of the National Academy of Sciences charged with advising the nation on health matters.
Long-awaited new dietary guidelines say there’s no proof that megadoses of Vitamin D prevent cancer or other ailments.