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Supplements are big business, but study shows little impact to heart health, longevity

Billions are spent each year on vitamins in the U.S., but a massive new analysis again questions the benefit of most supplements to improve heart health or lengthen life. Johns …


House Call: Vitamins, supplements may not be necessary

If you eat a diet full of a wide variety of fruits and vegetables as well as with mostly plant-based protein sources, chances are that you don’t need vitamin supplementation. …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 9:49 p.m.

Bainbridge company banking on the health value of vitamin D

Perhaps the best pitch for Solius might be a glance to the sky on one of the Pacific Northwest’s sullen, drizzly, January mornings. Over the last few years the Bainbridge …


Vitamins may lower risk of autism

LOS ANGELES – Women who reported not taking prenatal vitamins immediately before and during a pregnancy were twice as likely to have a child with autism, University of California, Davis, …


Vitamin overload can actually backfire

These days, it’s not difficult to consume 600 percent of your daily recommended value of B vitamins or 2,000 percent of the recommended amount of vitamin C – all before …


Vitamin D debate continues

Vitamin D – the so-called sunshine vitamin – is the wonder nutrient of the moment. While the vitamin is best known for helping build strong bones and absorb calcium, a …


People’s Pharmacy: Vitamin eases reader’s chronic migraines

Q. Thank you for writing about taking vitamin B-2 on a daily basis to prevent migraine headaches. I have suffered from them for 17 years and have been to many …


Multivitamins not magic bullets

We’ve been told for years that popping a multivitamin will make us healthier and prolong our lives, but a major study recently found that daily multivitamins don’t make a difference …


Addition of vitamin D eased shoulder pain

Q. A couple of weeks ago, my husband saw his endocrinologist, and the doctor ordered a test of his vitamin D level. It was very low, so my husband was …