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Barbara Hall reports on a new study that finds Vitamin D deficiency makes the difference in a child's illness.

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Half of Americans use supplementsupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 14:27:00

As more than half of U.S. adults are popping vitamins and supplements, the question remains -- has it made Americans healthier?

Do vitamins help against type 2 diabetes?updated: Wed Jan 12 2011 19:04:00

Are vitamin D, calcium and magnesium effective in preventing type 2 diabetes? If so, how much should one take?

How much vitamin D, calcium you needupdated: Tue Nov 30 2010 12:18:00

Elizabeth Cohen explains recent studies detailing how much vitamin D and calcium you need for the right balance.

How much vitamin D, calcium is right?updated: Tue Nov 30 2010 12:18:00

Vitamin D and calcium have long been touted as the best nutrients for strong bones, muscles and teeth. Recent studies have shown that vitamin D could be used to fight cancer, heart ailments, autoimmune diseases, even diabetes.

How much vitamin D should someone over 55 take?updated: Fri Sep 24 2010 14:28:00

How much vitamin D is recommended for those over 55?

Calcium supplements may boost heart attack riskupdated: Fri Jul 30 2010 09:45:00

The millions of people who take calcium supplements to strengthen aging bones and ward off osteoporosis may be putting themselves at increased risk of a heart attack, a new study has found.

Should middle-age guys who rarely drink milk take calcium?updated: Fri May 21 2010 08:38:00

Should middle-age guys who rarely drink milk take a calcium supplement?

Study: Pregnant women should get more vitamin Dupdated: Sat May 01 2010 11:26:00

Pregnant women could -- and probably should -- consume 10 times more vitamin D than experts currently recommend, according to a new study.

Even on formula, babies not getting enough vitamin Dupdated: Mon Mar 22 2010 18:45:00

The vast majority of infants in the U.S. are not getting the vitamin D that they need, even if they are fed vitamin-enriched formula, a new study has found.

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