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New study shows vitamin A key to preventing melanoma

New study shows vitamin A key to preventing melanoma

Another reason to get your vitamin A: A recent study showed that people taking a vitamin A supplement were 60 percent less likely to develop melanoma. The study, published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology in March, followed nearly 70,000 adults for six years. At the end of the study, 566 had developed melanoma;...

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Vitamin D and Skin Cancer: What’s the Link?

Vitamin D and Skin Cancer: What’s the Link?

It seems as though vitamin d and skin have been getting lots of press lately and for good reason. Vitamin D is known to have a variety of health benefits. Here are a few:   Helps the intestine absorb nutrients such as calcium; good absorption of nutrients builds strong bones and a strong immune...

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